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2014-10-20 16:24:54

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopaedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. According to orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in...

2014-10-16 04:21:33

Zimmer Knee Lawsuit Help Center Website reports that thousands of cases are being filed against leading knee implant manufacturer Zimmer Inc. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting Company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a primary focus on assisting plaintiffs who have suffered with complications from Zimmer NexGen Knee implants. A significant amount of lawsuits have been filed against the leading...

2014-10-07 23:04:13

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting, kicking off plans to expand into the UK Market. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting. KneeAlign provides both tibial and femoral navigation in a simple,...

2014-10-07 12:26:17

Prehabilitation reduces need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physical therapy after total hip (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is standard care for all patients. A new study, appearing in the October 1 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS), also found that physical therapy before joint replacement surgery, or "prehabilitation," can diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent,...

2014-09-29 23:07:48

Since the high profile lawsuits for some metal-on-metal bearings, public outcry has prompted the FDA to heavily scrutinize new implant technology, reports iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. Market for Large Bone and Joint Orthopedic Devices is expected to grow to approximately $2 billion by 2020. Growth is driven by the...

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...


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