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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...

2013-06-21 23:20:09

The orthopedic experts at FKOC offer non-surgical treatments to relieve severe knee pain from osteoarthritis. One of which is a revolutionary treatment where the orthopedic doctor injects the knee joint with a lubricating, pain-relieving substance called hyaluronate. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Patients that suffer from severe knee pain are not always ‘jumping at the heels’ for knee replacement surgeries, and not just because it hurts to jump. However, the experienced doctors...

2013-06-05 11:51:47

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid no longer recommended, while recommended dosage of acetaminophen reduced The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released its revised clinical practice guideline (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, addressing two key changes. Most of the remaining recommendations provided in the 2009 CPG go unchanged. CPGs are not meant to be stand-alone documents, but rather serve as a point of reference and educational tool for both...

2013-05-31 23:14:31

Surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers are now utilizing a breakthrough technology in knee replacement implants commonly referred to as ℠The Perfect Fit Knee´. Patients are having knee implants exclusively created to produce a personalized knee that is designed to follow the shape and contour of their existing knee. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 ℠The Perfect Fit Knee´ implant has arrived! Expert surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers...

2013-05-21 23:21:09

The first-of-its-kind program responds to a recent CMS proposal to include readmissions for elective hip and knee replacement patients in payment calculations under the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Following the success of its previous programs to reduce readmissions for a number of conditions, CipherHealth, LLC has created the first follow-up program focused on reducing hospital readmissions for hip and knee replacement patients. The program is...

2013-05-16 23:29:20

Arthritis is the nation´s leading cause of disability, affecting 50 million people, and one in five adults. Ethical Alternative Products is making available trial samples of OmniFlex and Tendonex to bolster medical management options. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Arthritis is common, costly, and painful, and most people think there is nothing you can do about it. Misconceptions about the disease contribute to millions living with arthritis pain, due to a persistent attitude of...

2013-05-14 23:27:56

Northern Westchester Hospital orthopedics clinical trial focuses on patients' pain management after surgery. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Clinical Trials Program at Northern Westchester Hospital is pleased to announce an extended enrollment period for a total knee replacement pain management clinical trial. Also known as “The PACIRA Trial,” this study seeks to evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of a single injection femoral nerve block with...

2013-04-27 23:03:14

Last week, The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers hosted a fun and exciting golf outing to show appreciation to their patients. FKOC cares deeply about their patients and they often hold these patient appreciation events proving that they are not your ordinary orthopedic practice. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Orthopedic patients filled up the Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs for The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers Patient Appreciation Day of golf and bingo. The fun...


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