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2013-05-21 23:26:45

TMJ No More developed by Sandra Carter is a new TMJ treatment method that provides people with TMJ exercises, and nutritional diet plans for TMJ sufferers. A full TMJ No More review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 TMJ No More developed by Sandra Carter is a new TMJ treatment method that provides people with TMJ exercises, and appropriate diet plans for TMJ sufferers. The author claimed that this method is totally natural...

2013-05-02 16:30:25

Zimmer Expands Portfolio of Technologies Addressing the Continuum of Care for Knee Patients with Addition of Unique Subchondral Joint Preservation Treatment WARSAW, Ind., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH) announced today that it has acquired the business assets of West Chester, Pennsylvania-based Knee Creations, LLC. The acquisition enhances Zimmer's product portfolio of knee treatments through the addition of Knee Creations'...

2013-04-26 16:21:31

Young athletes may be at risk for throwing injuries during summer baseball season CHICAGO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As summer draws near, little league baseball and softball teams are starting to form all across the country. Overuse injuries are increasingly common in young athletes, particularly those involved in throwing sports, including baseball.  To help young athletes minimize injury this summer, Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine experts offer their...

2013-04-25 08:34:34

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPE) today announced the completion of patient enrollment in a dose-escalation run-in study to a Phase III pivotal trial evaluating Ampion in the treatment of moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Twelve week primary endpoint data are expected in the third quarter of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) In the SPRING trial, Ampion is being evaluated for...

2013-04-18 16:27:48

WOBURN, Mass., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today the presentation of a poster titled "FX006 prolongs the residency of triamcinolone acetonide in the synovial tissues of patients with knee osteoarthritis" at Osteoarthritis Research Society International's (OARSI) 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis in Philadelphia. Flexion co-founder and chief medical officer, Neil Bodick, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss the findings during the poster session from 3:30 p.m....

2013-03-28 23:00:44

When someone talks about sciatica, a type of back pain that radiates down through the buttocks and legs, they´re describing a set of symptoms, not an actual condition, says Kaixuan Liu MD, PhD, chief surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center in West Orange, N.J. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 When someone talks about sciatica, a type of back pain that radiates down through the buttocks and legs, they´re describing a set of symptoms, not an actual condition, says Kaixuan Liu MD,...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-03-15 12:28:56

AAOS study measures the societal and economic value of MSK care ROSEMONT, Ill., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today introduced a methodological model to evaluate musculoskeletal (MSK)-related limitations and infer indirect economic outcomes and the societal value of specific orthopaedic surgery procedures. The AAOS study, "Modeling the Indirect Economic Implications of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Treatment," published in...

2013-01-31 12:27:52

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of all adults over the age of 70 have adult degenerative scoliosis, and patients seeking treatment are looking for more effective and lower risk treatment options for their chronic pain. William Taylor, M.D., a renowned UCSD neurosurgeon based in La Jolla, Calif., who focuses on the evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders, is now using a cutting-edge surgical approach for scoliosis treatment that produces better outcomes,...

2013-01-08 05:02:03

Christina Khoury, MD, with Valley Orthopedics in Phoenix and Goodyear, outlines three common marathon injuries and different tips runners can follow to avoid them. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 The weather has cooled down, the PF Chang and IMS Marathons are just around the corner, and marathon season is here. If you are one of the many Phoenix residents currently training or planning to start training for a marathon, knowing the proper techniques to avoid injuries is extremely...