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2014-03-21 12:24:15

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's well known that female athletes suffer up to eight times more painful, season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than their male counterparts. Now researchers from Akron Children's Hospital and the University of Akron believe genes may explain the difference. Their study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, identified differences in genetic material of ACL tissue of young men...

2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...

2014-03-15 23:04:31

Fix My Knee Pain reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims it’s truly possible to fix one’s knee without surgery or harmful drugs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Fix My Knee Pain, a 3-step method that claims to eliminate knee pain without medication, surgery, or multiple medical appointments has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our Fix...

2014-03-15 23:01:41

Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction are more likely to demonstrate osteoarthritic changes later in life. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior...

2014-03-14 00:23:03

Cost to implement program approximately $1.25 per player NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As youth participation in high-demand sports such as football, basketball and soccer has increased over the past decade, so has the number of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in teens and young adults. New research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that universal neuromuscular training for...

2014-03-12 08:31:47

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, announces the launch of the JOURNEY(TM) II Cruciate Retaining (CR) knee replacement at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in New Orleans today. The new implant extends the JOURNEY II Total Knee System to procedures that preserve the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), which accounts for approximately half of all knee replacement procedures....

2014-03-12 08:29:40

Patent Covers Bioabsorbable Device for Affixing Graft to Bone in ACL Reconstruction BATON ROUGE, La., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesa Medical, Inc., announced today the issuance of a US patent that covers a pioneering device designed to aid surgeons performing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and to improve patient outcomes after surgery. Patent number 8,603,115 is for invention of the GraftGrab(TM), a novel device to fix an ACL graft with a single fluid motion...

2014-03-11 23:33:10

Avail is conducting a Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental ointment for qualified participants with primary osteoarthritis (OA) affecting a single knee joint. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-03-04 23:02:22

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient characteristics. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient...

2014-03-03 23:24:41

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Approximately...