The American Joint Replacement Registry, the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Registry Program, released its 2020 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty patient outcomes. AJRR is the largest orthopaedic registry in the...
5-Nov-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Patients who have had a total joint arthroplasty (TJA) demonstrate excellent long-term outcomes with increased mobility and improved ability to complete their activities of daily living. However, there is still an ongoing debate whether patients who...
16-Oct-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) continues to demonstrate its commitment to advancing the quality of musculoskeletal care in a fully transparent and scientific way. Debuting today as a new member benefit, the AAOS Biologics...
14-Oct-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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,...
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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...
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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