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2011-07-15 09:52:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It's easy on the joints and provides a terrific workout in terms of aerobic exercise and improving muscle strength. With summer here, many people are gearing up to get back in the swim.

2011-07-06 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic devices, announces the market release of the TITAN Inset Mini Glenoid.

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The Ephraim Gildor Foundation will provide generous funding to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute for new areas of sports medicine and shoulder research including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff repair, shoulder separation and more. Vail, CO (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The Ephraim Gildor Foundation, an organization that contributes to the advancement of science and education, has bestowed a $1,000,000 grant to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, CO.

2011-05-05 14:27:28

While ultrasound is usually viewed as more cost effective, MRI is most often used to evaluate the rotator cuff.

2011-05-04 13:33:37

MDCT arthrography is better than MR arthrography for diagnosing glenoid rim osseous lesions, lesions that have been identified as potential causes of recurrence after shoulder surgery, according to a new study.

2011-05-04 00:00:27

Arthroscopic surgery is helping more Americans find relief from joint injuries such as rotator cuff tears Capitola, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Advances in arthroscopic surgery are providing relief for more Americans facing debilitating joint injuries, brought on by athletic pursuits or simply years of wear and tear, according to recent information from Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute. Injuries to the susceptible areas such as the rotator cuff famously sustained by professional athletes like...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Physicians at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine have developed a minimally invasive technique to repair large and massive rotator cuff tears through arthroscopic surgery, rather than traditional, more invasive techniques. Gulf Breeze, Fla.

2011-03-03 09:08:00

AAOS issues clinical practice guideline for treating torn rotator cuff and related problems ROSEMONT, Ill., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved and released a clinical practice guideline for treating rotator cuff tears.

2011-02-24 15:37:00

HINSDALE, Ill., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study is throwing a curve ball for young baseball players -- especially pitchers -- who overuse their throwing arm by practicing too much and pitching too many innings.

2011-02-22 07:58:37

The shoulder is a complex mechanism of intertwining bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, and tendons.


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