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2013-07-09 23:28:48

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries, occurring in people of all ages, both athletes and non-athletes. Leading Orthopaedist Dr. Stuart Styles provides tips for understanding torn meniscus treatment. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Knee problems send almost 20 million people to a doctor's office each year. Injuries to the knees are common to all sports and cumulative wear and tear on the knee sends large numbers of older people to doctors' offices as well. “The...

2012-03-12 14:47:53

For children aged 14 and under, delaying reconstructive surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries may raise their risk of further injury, according to a new study by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. If surgery occurs later than 12 weeks after the injury, the injury may even be irreparable. "Treating ACL injuries in these children is controversial, because they are still growing and the surgery has a small risk of causing a growth disturbance," said study leader J. Todd Lawrence,...

2012-03-05 22:45:00

Life long athlete, Greg O´Donnell, twisted his knee while running and tore his medial meniscus. The result was that Greg couldn't run or ride his carbon race bike. However after successful surgery Greg is back on his Stradalli again Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 Stradalli Cycle, the high performance carbon bicycle manufacturer, would like to congratulate Greg O´Donnell on his successful knee surgery and celebrate with him as he rides his Stradalli again. Greg, who is a...

2012-02-13 12:00:16

Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. "In our research, children who had delayed treatment of an ACL injury more than 150 days, tended to have an increased chance of also having a medial meniscus or chondral injury in their knee. These additional...

2012-02-11 06:00:00

Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine´s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say...

2011-10-17 09:17:51

Sports-related knee injuries in children and adolescents seem to be increasing at an alarming rate. Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia noted a more than 400 percent increase in these injuries at their institution over the last decade, according to new research presented on Sunday, Oct. 16, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Boston. In "Knee Injuries In Children and Adolescents: Has There Been An Increase In ACL and Meniscus...

2010-01-25 14:54:11

Scientists have automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in images with a computer program that performs much faster and just as reliably as humans who interpret the same images. Having more precise information about wear and tear on this portion of the knee "“ a blend of fibrous tissue and cartilage called the meniscus "“ could lead to its use as a biomarker in predicting who is at risk for developing osteoarthritis, researchers say. The meniscus consists of two...

2009-07-12 10:58:38

More and more children are participating and getting hurt playing sports each year. A new study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado, (July 9-12) details the benefits and risks of repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in young athletes under the age of 14. "The risk of inducing a growth disturbance with early reconstruction of a torn ACL must be balanced against the risk of further knee damage by delaying...


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