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  • Activity could help keep knees lubricated

    Cartilage is filled with fluid — about 80% of the volume of the cartilage tissue — that plays the essential roles of supporting weight and lubricating joint surfaces. Loss of this fluid, called synovial fluid, results in a gradual decrease in cartilage thickness and increase in friction, which is related to the degradation and joint […]

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  • Prevalence of Total Hip and Knee Replacement in the United States

    Background: Descriptive epidemiology of total joint replacement procedures is limited to annual procedure volumes (incidence). The prevalence of the growing number of individuals living with a total hip or total knee replacement is currently unknown. Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of total hip and total knee replacement in the United States. Source: JBJS […]

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  • Bats and balls, not base runners, cause worst injuries to major league catchers

    Contrary to popular belief, the worst injuries baseball catchers face on the field come from errant bats and foul balls, not home-plate collisions with base runners, according to findings of a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

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  • THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF JOINT REPLACEMENT

    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) recently sponsored a CME symposium, accredited by Marshall University, designed to help orthopaedic surgeons understand the steps involved in planning and implementing an outpatient joint replacement surgery program. Source: ICJR Read More

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  • THE LEARNING CURVE FOR THE DIRECT ANTERIOR APPROACH

    Few joint replacement surgeons were exposed to the direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty during their residency and fellowship – which means they’ll need additional training if they want to offer this approach to their patients. Source: ICJR Read More

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  • Surgeries Before College Athletics May Result In More Injuries During College Play

    Athletes who’ve had lower extremity surgeries before going on to play in college, might be at a higher risk for another surgery independent of gender and sport, say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. “This is the first study to look at […]

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  • Treatment of shoulder instability helps return collegiate athletes to playing field

    Athletes who suffer a shoulder instability injury may return to play more successfully after being treated arthroscopically compared to nonoperative treatment, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. Ten athletes chose nonoperative treatment with only four returning successfully to play without a recurrent shoulder instability event. […]

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  • Greater strength, endurance found in quadriceps after PCL tear vs ACL tear

    Compared with ACL tears, the quadriceps muscle of the injured limb had greater strength and endurance after PCL tears, according to study results. The PCL tear group had higher total work and peak torque of the quadriceps muscle on the involved side vs. the ACL tear group, according to study results. However, the researchers also […]

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  • Nearly half of patients safe for discharge by postoperative day 2 after total joint arthroplasty

    Among patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty required to follow the Medicare 72-hour-stay rule, 47.88% were safe for discharge to a skilled nursing facility by postoperative day 2, according to results presented at the American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. What our data have shown [is] a good proportion of our Medicare postop total joint patients […]

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  • Make no bones about it: The female athlete triad can lead to problems with bone health

    Participation in sports by women and girls has increased from 310,000 individuals in 1971 to 3.37 million in 2010. At the same time, sports-related injuries among female athletes have skyrocketed. According to a new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), women with symptoms known as the “female athlete triad” […]

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  •  American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America – AANA
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