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2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-05-19 23:04:31

With summer nearly here, Dr. Joseph Horrigan of the DISC Sports & Spine Center is offering injury prevention tips to all those descending on the water to beat the heat. Marina Del Rey, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As summer lures millions of people back to their pools and local beaches, many swimmers are unaware of the injury dangers they face, and the simple preventative measures that could save them a lot of pain. According to Dr. Joseph Horrigan, Director of The Soft Tissue...

2014-05-01 23:11:16

Arthroscopy concludes that the New England Journal of Medicine “got it wrong” when they claimed arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has no value. Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy, Dr. James Lubowitz - along with his distinguished colleagues - believes that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has revolutionized the treatment of meniscal injuries. Taos, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) concluded in a recent article titled, “Arthroscopic Meniscectomy...

2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-01 23:01:19

Patients with advanced joint issues are now able to resume a normal activity level much more quickly after undergoing arthroscopic procedures, says Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Surgery Team. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 More than 600,000 arthroscopic surgeries are performed annually in the U.S. and the vast majority of those surgeries (more than 80 percent) are knee surgeries. Arthroscopic surgery is commonly used to treat meniscal tears and ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries...

2014-01-16 12:31:31

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee surgery may provide pain relief and aid in meniscus regrowth, according to a novel study appearing in the January issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). More than one million knee arthroscopy procedures are performed each year in the U.S. primarily for the treatment of tears to the...

2014-01-03 16:21:29

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2013-08-28 23:25:25

Orthopedic experts at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers provide tips for understanding and treating sports injuries such as a torn meniscus. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Meniscus tears are one of the most common forms of knee injuries and can occur at any age for athletes or anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. This can become very painful and severely interfere with anyone’s way of life, especially if they play sports. Fortunately, experts at The Florida Knee and...


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