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2011-02-18 15:33:16

For years, doctors have used platelet rich plasma (PRP) to promote healing in various surgeries, but a recent study demonstrates that a type of PRP did not improve healing after rotator cuff repair.

2011-02-18 15:30:13

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.

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.

2011-01-17 12:28:08

Shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder.

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.

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.

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.

2010-10-04 22:52:13

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 University Medical Center.

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.


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