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2013-03-25 23:02:21

Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate. The new plate is intended for the treatment of fractures and fracture dislocations, osteotomies, and non-unions of the proximal humerus. Waxhaw, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate....

2013-03-25 11:36:50

Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL shows that biceps tenodesis surgery is safe and effective for individuals who suffer a SLAP (superior labral anterior posterior) tear of the shoulder. Patients examined had previously undergone unsuccessful arthroscopic repair for their injuries. "Our research focused on a sample of 42 active-duty men and women who were unable to return to duty after primary arthroscopic SLAP...

2013-01-19 23:01:42

There is Hope for Early AC Joint Repair with a break through surgical procedure invented by Steven Struhl, MD that has received a U.S. patent. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 New York´s Steven Struhl, MD, is the leading shoulder specialist for providing optimal care and repair with his complete patented AC Joint Separation surgical procedure. An injury extremely common in various sports, grade 3 or greater ACJ separations - when addressed promptly - can be reconstructed and...

2012-12-23 05:00:04

"Rotator cuff injuries are being treated now using cell therapy at the center for regenerative medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD. (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 "Rotator cuff injuries are being treated now using cell therapy at the center for regenerative medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD. Rotator cuff tears are becoming more and more prevalent in young adults and a cause of pain and disability. The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and their tendons. Together they form a...

2012-10-10 04:03:25

Palm Beach Gardens/Atlantis Doctor Lectures on Advancements in Shoulder Surgery. Palm Beach Gardens / Atlantis, Florida (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Dr. Howard D. Routman, an orthopedic surgeon with Atlantis Orthopaedics of Palm Beach Gardens and Atlantis, FL, recently returned from the 24th Annual European Shoulder and Elbow Society Meeting in Croatia, where he gave two lectures to surgeons from around the world based upon his research regarding orthopedic shoulder replacement surgery,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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