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2013-10-22 23:30:52

According to Joel S. Buchalter, MD, FAAOS and Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, research highlights why seeking total knee replacement can be a valuable decision for those with diseased and damaged knee joints that cause chronic pain and dysfunction. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Recent studies on total knee replacement (TKR) surgery indicate the procedure pays off in important ways in both the wallet and the bedroom. The...

2013-10-18 23:02:55

While millions of Baby Boomers are undergoing knee replacements and other invasive procedures, an impressive array of new treatment technologies can literally take the pain of Arthritis away and avoid the need for surgery. Jersey City’s Dr. Leonard Lachman today explains more about the new advances in modern Arthritis treatments. Jersey City ,NJ (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 As Baby Boomers reach their senior years, the active lives of millions risk becoming hampered due to the onset of...

2013-10-10 23:29:46

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics showed that 70 percent of patients who combined BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, with a joint unloading knee brace achieved significantly better clinical improvement, than with BioniCare stimulation treatment alone. The study consisted of more than 500 patients...

2013-10-10 23:29:43

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics concluded that 70 percent of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who were treated with BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, combined with an unloading brace for the knee, showed significant clinical benefit as determined by standard outcomes used to measure...

2013-09-30 23:04:35

Many people suffering from joint problems would like to overcome the often debilitating pain caused by worn down joints, but don’t know where to turn or how to start seeking treatment. That is why surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers offer free MRI and x-ray evaluations. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Many people don’t seek treatment for their painful joints for the simple fact that they either don’t know where to start or they are afraid of what kind of...

2013-09-26 18:01:46

Shared decision making refers to a set of principles that can be employed by patients and their physicians to explicitly incorporate patient preferences and values into clinical decision making.  Past research shows that patients, who have an enhanced knowledge of their medical conditions and treatment alternatives, demonstrate a reduced anxiety when it comes to medical decision making. A recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery looked at a group of patients with advanced hip...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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