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2014-10-30 08:30:34

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is rounding out its debut year of the relationship at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Scottsdale, AZ. This marks the eleventh tournament stop along both the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour that the brand has activated on-site with the "Stryker Mobility Zone" - a destination designed to educate golf fans on the importance of joint health....

2014-10-27 08:31:26

Company to Exhibit Navigated Robotics, Hip and Knee Replacement Technology in Booth #613 EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science(TM), Inc. ("OMNI(TM)"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announced it will exhibit its' navigated robotic system, hip, and knee replacement technology at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 24th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton...

2014-10-23 08:35:44

PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153932LOGO The study found that all patients had an increase in function,...

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 &...


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