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2013-06-12 23:17:58

Page Bradley personal injury lawyers are now reviewing cases against Zimmer, Inc. for purportedly selling defective knee replacement systems. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Page Bradley, a personal injury law firm based in St. Louis, MO, announced this week that it is reviewing claims for clients who have been injured as a result of allegedly defective knee replacement systems made by Zimmer, Inc. In recent years, Zimmer, Inc. has recalled a number of its products. According to the...

2013-06-10 23:17:08

As research produces more effective techniques, Dr. Anthony Schepsis comments on trends in ACL repair. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As an experienced orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Anthony Schepsis has focused on shoulder and knee reconstruction as well as sports medicine. He has extensive knowledge when it comes to knee injuries. A recent article on Midlands Connect highlights a new development in the repair of ACL injuries. Dr. Anthony Schepsis is already utilizing this...

2013-06-10 23:16:39

Exercise and weight loss, not surgery, are generally the first line of defense for people with painful knees and hips due to arthritis. Boston MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As summer beckons people outdoors for a bevy of activities, those limited by hip and knee pain due to arthritis may be wondering if it's time for joint replacement surgery so they can be active again. But surgery isn't generally the initial go-to method of treatment, reports the June 2013 Harvard Health Letter. "Exercise and...

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...

2013-06-04 23:22:11

Living Well Medical understands the importance of having healthy knees in such an active, fast-paced city and offers the latest advancements in pain relief to help keep New Yorkers going. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Living Well Medical, a top physical rehabilitation facility in NYC, is pleased to share the introduction of its line of cutting-edge non-surgical treatments to eliminate knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. Living Well Medical understands the importance of having healthy...

2013-05-24 23:19:28

Total Knee Health developed by Martin Koban is a newly updated knee pain treatment book that helps people improve all requirements for knee health. A full Total Knee Health review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Total Knee Health developed by Martin Koban is a newly updated knee pain treatment book, which helps people improve all requirements for knee health. This book also covers everything people need to get rid...

2013-05-24 23:16:13

To Brace or Not to Brace, KORT Physical Therapist and Chevy Chase Clinic Director, Stephen Karam, PT, DPT answers the question. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they work? Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in...

2013-05-20 13:06:30

In the future, joint replacement surgery might be avoidable Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of osteoarthritis (OA) inside out. Literally. Instead of seeing the painful degenerative disease as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, they now have evidence that the bone underneath the cartilage is also a key player and exacerbates the damage. In a proof-of-concept experiment, they found that blocking the action of a critical bone regulation protein in...

2013-05-09 23:50:05

Leading orthopaedist Dr. Jeffrey Yormak emphasizes preventive tips for injury-free softball play. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Does anything signify spring more than a youngster grabbing a bat, ball and mitt and heading for the baseball or softball diamond? Since Little League Softball was established in 1974, the sport has enjoyed growing popularity and today more than 360,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 18 play on 25,000 Little League teams worldwide. Many thousands more play on...


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