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Latest Orthopaedic Research Society Stories

2014-06-10 16:28:15

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deciding what shoes to wear is a part of getting dressed each morning.

2014-03-17 16:28:34

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An individual's appearance and facial features are largely dictated by their bone structure.

2012-02-15 21:34:49

A person has a tumor removed from her femur.

2012-02-15 10:57:44

Landing from a jump can cause a non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.

2012-02-15 10:56:50

Imagine a smart sensor customized to provide vital, real-time information about a patient's recent orthopaedic surgery.

2011-01-17 12:31:30

University of Rochester Medical Center orthopaedic scientists are a step closer to developing a vaccine to prevent life-threatening methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections following bone and joint surgery.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.