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Don't let winter sports injuries freeze your fun

For many people, dropping temperatures mean it's time to bundle up and head outdoors for their favorite winter activities. Whether you're a sports enthusiast hitting the ski slope, a casual skater heading to the local rink or a parent ready to...
16-Jan-2020 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Recovering from a Broken Bone

A new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on immobilization cast options.
9-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ponseti Method of Clubfoot Correction Leads to Lower Surgical Rates and Less Revision Surgery

Clubfoot affects one in a thousand babies born in the United States, but with proper corrective treatment and follow-up, infants born with clubfoot can have feet compatible with an active, normal lifestyle. A new study in the February 2010 issue of...
2-Feb-2010 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

This Winter, Go for the Gold

Orthopaedic surgeons offer safety tips for Olympians and amateur winter sports enthusiasts.
29-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Extremity War Injuries Symposium Seeks to Improve Patient Care for Wounded Warriors

Top surgeons focus on barriers to return of function and duty, disaster preparedness, and disaster response.
26-Jan-2010 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Orthopaedic Researchers Investigating New Treatments for Injured Troops, Civilians

ORS members form backbone of consortium making advances in transplants, amputation.
26-Jan-2010 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clearing the Snow: The Ultimate Winter Chore

Don’t let shoveling snowball into a painful injury.
6-Jan-2010 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Low Mortality Risk Following Knee and Hip Replacement

Total hip and total knee replacement surgeries are highly successful and very common procedures for people experiencing pain associated with degenerative joints. With a new hip or knee, and postoperative care prescribed by their doctors, most...
4-Jan-2010 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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