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2014-09-16 23:12:08

A local Plano office is now providing a safe and effective alternative for total knee replacement therapy. Plano, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Total knee replacement surgery—also known as knee arthroplasty—is a procedure performed when a patient’s knee has degraded to the point where it no longer functions or causes severe pain. Usually, knee replacement surgery is necessary for patients who suffer from severe osteoarthritis and have impeded mobility. Apex Physical Medicine has...

2014-09-16 23:12:07

A local Atlanta office is providing a safe and effective alternative for total knee replacement therapy. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Total knee replacement surgery—also known as knee arthroplasty—is a procedure performed when a patient’s knee has degraded to the point where it no longer functions or causes severe pain. Usually, knee replacement surgery is necessary for patients who suffer from severe osteoarthritis and have impeded mobility. Perimeter Spine &...

2014-09-15 12:27:04

Platform for Robotic Total Knee Replacement in the U.S. Grows in Popularity EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc. ("OMNI(TM)"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announces surgeons have completed over 4,000 total knee replacements in the U.S. using the OMNIPlasty(TM) technique. OMNIPlasty is a total knee replacement procedure that uses robotics, driven by the OMNI...

2014-09-10 08:27:52

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, the renowned finale of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, in Atlanta, GA. The "Stryker Mobility Zone," the company's on-site destination to educate fans on joint health, will be located in the PGA TOUR Pavilion at the East Lake Golf Club starting on...

2014-09-09 23:00:49

Dr. Ira Guttentag first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Ira Guttentag is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. Traditional knee replacement...

2014-08-28 12:24:50

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans at the next stop of the FedEx Cup Playoffs this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the "Fairway Fan Zone on 9" at the TPC Boston in Norton, MA starting on Thursday, August 28(th)....

2014-08-19 08:30:59

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans in its home state of New Jersey this week at The Barclays. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the Spectator Village near the 17(th) fairway at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus starting on Thursday, August 21(st)....

2014-08-12 23:05:03

MAKOplasty® Enables a New Level of Accuracy and Reproducibility; Richard A. Boiardo, MD, Joint Replacement Pioneer, to Lead Initiative Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that it is one of the first health care systems in the region to offer MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement procedures, performed using the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System at Hoboken University Medical...

2014-07-31 23:13:51

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles explain how George W. Bush’s knee replacement surgery highlights the of advantages total knee replacement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a report by Fox News, former president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery on his left knee. This follows partial replacement of his right knee less than two months earlier. The story also reports that Bush was able to ride his mountain bike between...

2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...


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vermicular
  • 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.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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