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Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital
Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Surgery at Virginia Gay Hospital
Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
University of North Carolina
Taft inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Timothy N. Taft, MD was recently inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
New techniques to ease joint replacement
With a steady increase in the number of Indians undergoing joint replacements, new techniques from around the world to cause minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to their rescue, a medical expert said here Saturday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Patient Guide: Plantar Fasciitis
If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes.
Health Minister announces: $2b to be spent on boosting 3 hospitals
Increased numbers of foreign doctors and nurses, hospital beds and specialist centres are expected soon, Health Minister Fuad Khan said as he announced approvals for almost $2 billion in budgets for the health sector.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn to retire; launched Cleveland Clinic Innovations
After nearly four decades as a neurosurgeon, leader and innovator, Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn will retire, effective Dec. 31. Dr. Brian Donley , president of the community hospitals and family health centers, will succeed Hahn as the new chief of staff on Jan. 1. Hahn joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 1976 in the Department ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Exactech Announces First Implantation of New Alteona Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem
Exactech, Inc. , a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, is proud to announce the first implantation of the Alteon Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem.
Queen's Hospital named top training hospital for orthopaedic trainees
A hospital department dealing with bones and muscle problems has been named as top hospital department for training new medical staff.
Medical News Today
Surgery to repair severe heel fractures 'ineffective'
Commonly-performed surgery to mend severe heel fractures is no more effective than non-surgical treatment, according to the results of an Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial.
Andrews Institute performs free injury evaluations for student athletes
Student athletes will soon have access to free injury evaluations by an orthopaedic physician on Saturdays at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Yorkshire Evening Post
The cure charity
A SURGEON and his GP wife and family were today set to leave their home in Leeds to embark on a two-year mission to help transform the lives of sick children in Africa.
Overhydration can dilute sodium in your bloodstream
Relatives of the Douglas County High School football player who died Monday say he drank two gallons of water and more than two gallons of Gatorade.
School Violence Intervention Program Effective in Vanderbilt Pilot Study
Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal of Injury and Violence Research.
Buffalo Surgery Center gets go-ahead for $1.2 million facility
State officials have approved plans by Buffalo Surgery Center LLC for new digs that will also allow for an expansion for Excelsior Orthopaedics LLP in Amherst.
South China Morning Post
Between the lines: fathers who read to children are positive role models
In a post on his blog, Chinese University vice-chancellor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu discusses gender equality at the institution, noting that more than half of his undergraduate students are female.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Tips for keeping that bounce house safe
If certain safety precautions are not followed, injuries can occur. Most often, kids hurt their elbows or other parts of their upper body when they collide with other kids or fall out of the bouncer, the experts noted.
Study: 1 out of 5 adult orthopaedic trauma patients sought...
ROSEMONT, Ill." Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
NZ kids crippled by their weight
When it was discovered he had slipped capital femoral epiphysis , where the top of the thigh bone has been pressured off the joint, he needed to urgently have his femur bone removed, grafted and reinserted with four screws.
The Jersey Journal
Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise welcomes new doctor
Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise is pleased to announce that Jennifer Tareco, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedics, has joined RWJPE Bridgewater Medical Group.