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The secret to beating bone and joint health injuries? Get to the right medical team

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Orthopaedists can help prevent injuries; put people back together; provide patients with in-home exercises and ergonomically proper reconditioning programs; or pair patients with rehabilitation professionals for nonsurgical or post-surgical rehabilitation therapies. Show More Summary

Wolters Kluwer and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Publish Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announces the release of Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, a new book published in partnership with the American...Show More Summary

Treatment of pregnant patients with bone and joint injuries complicated, requires team of physicians

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Nearly one in 1,000 pregnant women in the United States suffer bone and joint injuries due to car crashes, domestic violence, drug or alcohol use, or osteoporosis. According to a literatureShow More Summary

AAOS releases new clinical practice guideline for osteoarthritis of the hip

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip that strongly recommends the use of pre-surgical treatments to ease pain and improve mobility, including corticosteroid injections, physical therapy and non-narcotic medications.

Penn Medicine Orthopaedic-Oncology Surgeon Slated to Lead the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Kristy Weber, MD, chief of Orthopaedic Oncology for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and director of the Sarcoma Program in the Abramson Cancer Center, is poised to become the first woman to lead the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Show More Summary

Richard E. Grant, M.D., receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Diversity Award

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons today presented the 2017 Diversity Award to orthopaedic surgeon Richard E. Grant, M.D., of Philadelphia, at a ceremonial meeting at the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting.

William J. Robb III, M.D., receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' highest honor

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons today presented the 2017 William W. Tipton, Jr., M.D., Leadership Award to William J. Robb III, M.D., from Glenview, Ill., at the Academy's 2017 Annual Meeting.

Orthopedic surgeon David A. Spiegel, M.D., honored for 20 years of humanitarian work

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) David A. Spiegel, M.D., is the recipient of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' 2017 Humanitarian Award. Dr. Spiegel is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania.

Kappa Delta awards honor innovative orthopaedic research

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The Kappa Delta Sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation today presented four awards to scientists conducting outstanding musculoskeletal disease or injury research with the goal of advancing patient treatment and care.

Patients with high cholesterol at a higher risk for rotator cuff surgery failure

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High cholesterol is linked to a number of health problems, and now the latest research findings presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) suggest that patients who undergo a rotator cuff...Show More Summary

One-third of costs prior to knee replacement for non-recommended therapies

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) In the year prior to total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, almost one-third of the costs for treatment of arthritis symptoms went toward strategies not recommended by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), according to new research presented today at the 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting. Show More Summary

Less than half of elderly hip fracture patients take vitamin D supplements

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Despite national recommendations for daily vitamin D intake, a new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that just 45.7...Show More Summary

Home may be the best place to recover after total joint replacement surgery

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Despite higher costs, many doctors recommend and some patients prefer, recovery at an in-patient rehabilitation facility following total hip (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. And...Show More Summary

High cholesterol levels linked with rotator cuff surgery failure

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Patients with higher cholesterol levels face a significantly greater risk for failure of minimally invasive (arthroscopic) rotator cuff surgery, according to a new study to be presented on Friday, March 17, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Show More Summary

Nearly half of today's high school athletes specialize in one sport

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Youth single sport specialization -- training and playing just one sport, often year round and on multiple teams -- is a growing phenomenon in the US A new study presented today at the 2017Show More Summary

Shared doctor-patient orthopaedic treatment decisions improve outcomes, patient experience

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Well-informed patients who decide with their orthopaedic surgeon what treatment is best for them have better outcomes and higher patient satisfaction rates, according to new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

High rate of return to running following arthroscopic hip surgery

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Ninety-six percent of patients who were recreational or competitive runners prior to developing hip bone spurs returned to their sport within nine months of arthroscopic surgery, according to research presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Nearly all shoulder replacement patients under age 55 return to sports

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) A new study being presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), found that 96.4 percent of recreational athletes, age 55 and younger, who underwent total shoulder replacement surgery returned to at least one sport, on average, within seven months of surgery.

Men face greater risk of death following osteoporosis-related fractures

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Men face a greater risk of mortality following a fracture related to osteoporosis, a common disease where the bones become weak and brittle, according to new research presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Medication to treat anxiety, depression may reduce hip, knee replacement revision risk

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Patients who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), commonly prescribed medications used to treat anxiety and depression, may experience a reduced risk of revision surgery following...Show More Summary

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