Latest Joint replacement Stories

2013-08-07 23:24:31

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic and video to its website providing up to date information on the alleged complications of this implant. The injury and disability law firm is currently working with hip replacement attorneys across the country who are handling these lawsuits (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 In 2006, the FDA approved Durom Cups (Durom Acetabular Components) for sale on the market by its manufacturer, Zimmer Holdings. In recent years it has been alleged...

2013-07-15 23:01:49

Health First is pleased to announce the opening of a new Center for Fracture Care at Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center and the Center for Joint Replacement at Health First Viera Hospital. Both Centers will open July 16. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Center for Fracture Care Located at Holmes Regional Medical Center and Center for Joint Replacement Located at Viera Hospital Health First is pleased to announce the opening of a new Center for Fracture Care at Health First...

2013-07-12 23:17:10

The Operation Walk Utah team will perform three knee and three hip replacement surgeries in one day Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Beginning Saturday, July 13, Operation Walk Utah, teams up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute, to perform six total hip and knee replacements – three hips and three knees – at no cost to the patients. The six Utah patients were selected by the Operation Walk...

2013-06-27 23:33:25

SUPERPATH™ Hip Replacement Allows for Faster Recovery, Less Pain and a Return to Daily Activities without Restrictions (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Hip pain can disturb one’s quality of life making it difficult to enjoy an active lifestyle. Patients contemplating hip replacement surgery now have a new procedure to consider. The Bethesda Orthopedic Institute is proud to offer the new SUPERPATH™ Hip Replacement procedure. With this new total hip technique, the implant is built inside the...

2013-06-24 23:23:34

Every year over 100 million Americans suffer from some form of chronic joint pain; these injuries can be so debilitating it can hinder everyday activities and make simple tasks unbearable. Dr. Gary Stein, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, (SRO, http://srortho.com/) who specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement techniques and sports medicine discusses the latest advances in surgical and non-surgical joint pain techniques that can restore mobility and...

2013-06-10 23:16:39

Exercise and weight loss, not surgery, are generally the first line of defense for people with painful knees and hips due to arthritis. Boston MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As summer beckons people outdoors for a bevy of activities, those limited by hip and knee pain due to arthritis may be wondering if it's time for joint replacement surgery so they can be active again. But surgery isn't generally the initial go-to method of treatment, reports the June 2013 Harvard Health Letter. "Exercise and...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.