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2011-02-18 15:30:13

Hospital for Special Surgery research on platelet-rich plasma and obesity also highlighted at AAOS Meeting Patients who undergo elective orthopedic surgeries at high-volume, regional hospitals have better surgical outcomes and experience fewer complications than those who undergo those surgeries at local hospitals, according to research being presented by Hospital for Special Surgery investigators at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). These...

2011-01-24 05:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A good night's sleep and just five minutes of daily exercise are keys to reversing the debilitating cycle of shoulder pain. That's the prescription of Dr. Michael Carroll, M.D., inventor of ROTATORELIEVER (www.rotatoreliever.com), a patent-pending medical device that's guaranteed to relieve and even heal the shoulder pain suffered by millions of people annually. Key to its effectiveness is reversing the cycle of rotator cuff injures that...

2011-01-17 12:28:08

Shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. In a study that updated prior findings, researchers used X-rays providing a 3D view of motion of the arm bone in relation to the shoulder blade, to compared motion in the shoulders of 22 patients who had arthroscopic surgical repair of tendon tears and no symptoms in their other shoulders. An earlier study looked at 14...

2011-01-13 00:00:41

An innovative and remarkable device to heal shoulder pain while sleeping has been developed and introduced to the public by an M.D. who invented the product to cure his own rotator cuff pain. Dr. Michael Carroll will be presenting at the Parker National Chiropractics Conference at the Las Vegas Hilton, January 12-15 and will be displaying at Booth 1202. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 An innovative and remarkable device to heal shoulder pain while sleeping has been developed and...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a market leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic implants, announces the receipt of a European patent for a PyroCarbon humeral head design currently being developed as a component of the TITAN(TM) Modular Shoulder System released in September 2010. Jerome Klawitter, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer of Ascension Orthopedics, commented, "I am very pleased our PyroCarbon humeral head hemi-arthroplasty has been...

2010-12-20 18:48:59

Training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, and give fewer side effects. This is the conclusion of a thesis presented at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The thesis describes, among other topics, the selection of treatment by healthcare personnel, their experiences when treating patients with tennis elbow, and the results from a training programme for tennis elbow. Healthcare personnel in Halland,...

2010-12-02 12:06:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., the world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic devices, announces another implantation of the TITAN(TM) Modular Total Shoulder. The surgery was performed by Matthew Ramsey, M.D. at Bucks County Specialty Hospital in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. "The surgery went well today and postoperative x-rays showed a very anatomic replacement. The modularity of the TITAN Modular Total Shoulder allows the implant to closely match patient...

2010-10-04 22:52:13

Nationally recognized orthopedic oncologist presents new surgical techniques to preserve bone and soft tissue in bone cancers James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the...

2010-10-04 12:27:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the Division of Skin and Sarcoma Cancer of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack...

2010-09-30 19:51:04

Researchers of the University of Granada, in collaboration with the Centre for Sensory-Motor Interaction of the University of Aalborg, Denmark, and the University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, conducted a research on chronic impingement syndrome. The study revealed that excessive activation of specific neck and shoulder muscles during daily life or while playing sports "“as swimming"“ is the cause of a high number of injury and shoulder. A Common Pain The pattern of the pain originated...


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