Study Finds Patients Who Undergo Spine Surgery Prescribed Most Narcotics Three Months Following Surgery
As Americans have the highest opioid use rates, leading to abuse, the orthopaedic community has committed itself to studying prescription methods and patient populations to help mitigate potential addiction. A new scientific review article titled,...
8-Jul-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The first days of summer mean warmer temperatures and plenty of sunlight for outdoor play. However, for adolescents and young adults alike, additional risks for injury are present, especially as states’ sheltering in place requirements have...
9-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New study shows majority of patients do not believe e-cigarettes and vapes impact bone fracture healing
The use of e-cigarettes, vapes and mods have increased as smokers liken these alternatives as healthier and not having the same side effects of traditional cigarettes. Because e-cigarettes are readily available over the internet, unlike the sale of...
21-May-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
When children require a cast due to a bone fracture, follow-up care instructions are typically given verbally or the patient is sent home with written instructions. However, patients and their caregivers run the risk of forgetting what was said or...
21-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Virtual Education Experience determined that despite increased awareness of concussions in high school athletics and traumatic brain injury (TBI) laws, the...
20-May-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Opioid prescribing rates on 14-year decline in pediatric orthopaedic injuries, decreased by more than 50%
Prevention efforts to combat the opioid crisis by limiting early exposure are working in the pediatric population, according to a study released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Virtual Education Experience. The...
20-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Study shows improved marital relationship and spousal quality of life following joint-replacement surgery
While individuals with osteoarthritis (OA) who undergo joint replacement surgery often experience reductions in pain, emotional distress and improved function, there is little known about how these recovery-related changes impact their spouse or...
19-May-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The use of medical cannabis has garnered a lot of recent attention, especially as parts of the United States and Canada have legalized its use. While it has been studied in cancer and nerve pain, not much is known about the usage rate and its...
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Sarcoma Awareness Month: Orthopaedic oncologists available to comment on the rarity of sarcoma and the work that’s being done to better treatment options for patients
22-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Orthopaedic surgeons available to comment on the impact of COVID-19 on postponed elective surgery, the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries during a pandemic, and how patients can safely ease into outdoor activities after social distancing
29-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT
4-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST
Orthopaedic Surgeons Available to Comment on Musculoskeletal Healthcare News and Trends, Treatment Options, Fall Prevention and More
9-Jan-2020 1:00 PM EST
Worth it: Physician Sources Available to Comment on Cost Efficacy of Knee Replacement Option for Elderly
Orthopaedic surgeons are able to comment on a new study finding.
23-Jun-2009 10:15 AM EDT