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Don't let skiing and snowboarding injuries take you downhill

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Skiing and snowboarding are fun winter sports. As the popularity of these winter sports continue to rise, according to a review article published in the Jan. 1, 2018, issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the number of skier and snowboarder injuries also continues to rise.

AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip.

When contact sports cause concussion injuries, who comes out ahead?

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Concussions are common injuries among contact sport athletes. While most athletes experience full recovery within a few weeks and can return to their sport, according to a study published in...Show More Summary

Weighing nonsurgical treatment options for knee osteoarthritis pain

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Osteoarthritis of the knee may not be totally preventable but according to Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with Brigham and Women's Hospital, there are some key factors that we can control to minimize the chances of developing bone and joint pain. Show More Summary

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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : Bel Marra Health

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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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

10 months agoHealth : EurekAlert: Health

(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).

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