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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Initiates Call for Entries for 2022 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence Awards

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) invites journalists and print, online and broadcast news outlets to submit content to be considered for the 2022 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Awards.
29-Nov-2021 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Named a 2021 Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has been awarded a 2021 Top Workplace honor by The Chicago Tribune. Based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage,...
5-Nov-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New study finds that opioids are overprescribed to children and adolescents following common orthopaedic procedures

While pain control is an important component of orthopaedic surgery postoperative care, the practice of overprescribing opioid medications has become a contributing factor to the misuse of narcotics in the United States.
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Perioperative acetaminophen use significantly reduces opioid utilization and improves pain control following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

Including acetaminophen for pain management prior to and after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR) can significantly reduce opioid consumption and improve patient satisfaction post-surgery, according to a new study presented at the 2021 Annual...
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Effects of COVID-19 on youth athletes: Higher depression and anxiety scores for single sport athletes and females, increased sleep and outdoor time for younger athletes

When single sport youth athletes have their routine disrupted, as occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, they may be at greater risk for depression, demonstrating the need for increased education and research in mental health for adolescent...
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Married patients experience better outcomes following total joint arthroplasty with increased psychosocial support

A recent study, “Effect of Marital Status on Outcomes Following Total Joint Arthroplasty,” looked at contributing factors toward the best and safest environment for a patient to recuperate following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip...
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical data presented at AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting shows higher complication rates and adverse events when cannabis is used prior to orthopaedic surgeries

According to three studies presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), using cannabis before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) can lead to increased complications, longer...
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study shows risk of prolonged opioid use in older, opioid-naïve patient populations following hip fracture surgery

A new study presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found there is a notable risk of prolonged opioid use in older patient populations following musculoskeletal injury.
31-Aug-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Orthopaedic surgeons available to speak about cartilage restoration of the knee in high-level athletes; factors that influence return to play

28-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Carve the Pumpkin, Not Your Hand

The Halloween season is filled with thrills and fun, but also potential danger. Pumpkin carving, costumes, unfamiliar homes, and young children traveling in darkness all provide possible scenarios for accidents and injuries. The American Academy of...
6-Oct-2021 12:15 PM EDT

Orthopaedic Experts Available to Comment on the Tokyo Olympic Games - Training, Injury Prevention & More!

22-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT

Enjoy Independence Day Without Injury. Orthopaedic Surgeons Available to Speak about Common Musculoskeletal Burn or Trauma Injuries Resulting from Fireworks.

21-Jun-2021 9:05 AM EDT

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Available to Speak on the Psychological Factors on Postoperative Recovery in Athletes

11-Jun-2021 10:05 AM EDT

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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

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Orthopaedic Experts Available to Discuss New Olympic Sport (Rock Climbing) and Injury Prevention

4-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST

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