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AAOS Recognizes Excellence in Musculoskeletal Healthcare Journalism with 2022 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Awards

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 MORE Awards. Presented annually to U.S.-based journalists, the MORE Awards acknowledge accurate reporting of musculoskeletal health news topics and...
13-May-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AAOS Named “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for Two Consecutive Years

Recognizing its inclusive culture and commitment to employees and communities, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) ranked the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as one of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to...
9-May-2022 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AAOS Commits $1M in Grants to Fuel Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion Projects Across Orthopaedics

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the creation of the AAOS IDEA Grant Program, a multi-year initiative to inspire diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics. With the intention of awarding a minimum of...
2-May-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, FAAOS, named 90th president of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced New Orleans orthopaedic surgeon Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, FAAOS, as its new president for 2022-2023. Dr. Savoie takes this top leadership role in his third year of a four-year...
24-Mar-2022 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Face mask use among athletes while exercising has no significant effect on physiologic parameters

Millions of athletes worldwide have been wrestling with the challenges of working out under stay-at-home orders and evolving COVID-19 mandates and concerned about wearing a face mask if training in public or outside.
22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Satisfaction rates for virtual and in-person clinical care remain high among pediatric orthopaedic patients

elemedicine and virtual office visits experienced exponential growth during the COVID-19 pandemic to help facilitate the safe delivery of orthopaedic care for numerous patient populations, including pediatric.
22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical cannabis can reduce use of opioids in patients with chronic back pain and osteoarthritis, but further study needed

Providing patients with chronic back pain and osteoarthritis (OA) access to medical cannabis can reduce or even eliminate the use of opioids for pain management, according to two studies presented at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Academy...
22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Total knee arthroplasty in patients over 80 years old have lower levels of implant-related complications, but higher readmission rates, medical complications, and length of stays

When patients over 80 years old (octogenarians) are a candidate for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there are concerns regarding medical and implant-related complications from the procedure due to their age.
22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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