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2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-15 23:01:39

Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the time, but overall see a 95% success rate after an average five-year follow-up, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Patients undergoing meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) surgery require an additional operation approximately 32% of the...

2014-01-16 12:31:31

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee surgery may provide pain relief and aid in meniscus regrowth, according to a novel study appearing in the January issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). More than one million knee arthroscopy procedures are performed each year in the U.S. primarily for the treatment of tears to the...

2013-11-10 23:03:38

Skechers Shape-Ups Lawsuits Filed by Wright & Schulte LLC Allege the Rocker-Bottom Sole Design of Skechers Toning Shoes Can Cause Unstable Gait, Possibly Leading to Foot And Ankle Fractures, Fractured Humerus, Torn Meniscus, and Torn Achillies Tendon's, Tendon damage and Other Serious Injuries. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 The Skechers lawyers of Wright & Schulte LLC have filed 62 Skechers lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered a variety of serious injuries...

2013-08-28 23:25:25

Orthopedic experts at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers provide tips for understanding and treating sports injuries such as a torn meniscus. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Meniscus tears are one of the most common forms of knee injuries and can occur at any age for athletes or anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. This can become very painful and severely interfere with anyone’s way of life, especially if they play sports. Fortunately, experts at The Florida Knee and...

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...

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...

2013-04-05 23:05:02

Two recently filed Skechers injury lawsuits contend that the plaintiffs suffered from debilitating knee injuries due to the design of Shape-Ups. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm, have filed two Skechers injury lawsuit s on behalf of consumers who tore their meniscuses, cartilage in the knee that is crucial for the proper function of the joint, allegedly due to wearing Shape-Ups toning shoes. These cases, which are part of Skechers MDL...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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