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2014-01-09 23:26:11

By Angelo Ciminiello, M.D., The Sports Medicine Center at Danbury Orthopedics. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Dr. Angelo Ciminiello, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, is fellowship-trained in sports medicine. He served as assistant team physician to the Boston Celtics and Northeastern University, and is the director of Orthopedic Trauma at Danbury Hospital. His specialties include arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, complex knee and shoulder surgery, hip surgery, orthopedic...

2013-11-24 23:02:10

SRO now offering a comprehensive approach to orthopaedic knee conditions. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients suffering from knee injuries. It’s not only professional athletes who are vulnerable to debilitating knee injuries like anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears – it...

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...

2012-01-30 14:20:00

Sports medicine specialist and assistant clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine Dr. Victor Khabie offers tips on preventing wrestling related injury. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Wrestling as a sport can be traced back to the ancient Olympics and has been practiced throughout the world in many forms and styles ever since. Today, wrestling is offered at various levels, from youth wrestling in middle school through high...

2009-03-03 18:40:51

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Michael Redd had successful knee surgery Tuesday to repair a season-ending injury he suffered Jan. 24. After Redd was hurt, an MRI exam revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Redd will immediately begin a rehabilitation course of about six months. The team announced he should be ready for the start of training camp prior to the 2009-10 season. Redd was averaging 21.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.7...

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2006-03-27 21:50:00

A surgeon at Children's Hospital Boston may have found a better way to repair tears to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), a knee injury suffered by more than 100,000 Americans each year, particularly teenage girls. In the April Journal of Orthopaedic Research, orthopedic surgeon Martha Murray, MD reports that a collagen gel, enriched with blood platelets, can stimulate natural healing of a partial ACL tear, encouraging the body's cells to fill in the defect and restore mechanical strength...

2005-12-19 12:30:56

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner will be out for the rest of the season because of a knee injury. "Kurt hurt his (right) knee on the first or third play of the game (against the Houston Texans on Sunday)," coach Dennis Green told the team's website. "It is an MCL (medial collateral ligament) injury and sometimes those can heal without an operation and sometimes they need one. But he'll be out for the rest of the year." Warner had completed 10 of 10...


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