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It’s All in the Hands: Researchers Find Correlation Between Athletic Ability and Finger Length

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Researchers at University of North Dakota and Sacred Heart School study the correlation between athletic ability and finger length

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Aging, bone, Bone Loss, Bone Mass, Bone Strength, Dr James Kirkland, Dr Sundeep Khosla, Kogod Center on Aging, news releases, Osteoporosis, Senescent cells

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Shoulder, Rotator Cuff, Orthopaedic Surgery, Supraspinatus Repair

Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Yields Good Long-Term Outcomes

Early surgery to repair tears of one of the shoulder rotator cuff muscles provides lasting improvement in strength, function, and other outcomes, reports a study in the August 16, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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adaptive sports, adaptive surfing, Hospital For Special Surgery, Physical Therapy, Cerebral Palsy, cerebral palsy rehabilitation, pediatric orthopedic surgery, Surfing

Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

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Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.

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Questions You Should Ask Your Chiropractor: Expert Available

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Stem Cell Transplant Program Celebrates First Year

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center began helping New Mexicans with blood disorders a little more than one year ago. It is the state’s only bone marrow transplant program. The program offers treatment choices for people with lymphoma and myeloma and will expand to help people with other blood disorders.

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Exoskeleton Allows Disabled Man to Run Again

Former police officer Martin Jarry ran a 10K, even though he has inclusion body myositis, a rare debilitating disease of the muscles.

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Fire Chief Back to Full Duty After Spinal Fusion Surgery in His Neck

A neck condition called cervical myelopathy, which compresses the spinal cord, was severely limiting Kenneth Caudle's activity as both a firefighter and a family man. After a spinal fusion surgery in his neck, Mr. Caudle has returned to a full range of activities at the fire station and at home.

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Magnetic Fields Turn Up the Heat on Bacterial Biofilms

A short exposure to an alternating magnetic field might someday replace multiple surgeries and weeks of IV antibiotics as treatment for stubborn infections on artificial joints, new research suggests.

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Physical Therapy, neck injuries, Neck Pain, neck manipulation, physical therapist

University of Rhode Island Researcher Leads Team Revising Neck Pain Guidelines

In addition to refining treatment recommendations and reorganizing information to be presented in a more user-friendly format, the team expanded the guidelines, last updated in 2008, to include information on screening, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment–based classifications. The guidelines are used by physical therapists in clinical settings, insurers/payers, policy-makers, graduate students and educators.







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