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2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

More than one-third of booked operations are re-booked

More than one third of all planned orthopaedic surgery procedures are re-booked, postponed or cancelled completely.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sweden, World News

6 hrs ago | News and Star

Two new consultants at north Cumbria's hospitals

The Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospitals have historically struggled to fill vacancies, especially at consultant level.

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14 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

The Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program at St. Luke's...

St. Luke's Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program is one of just eight credentialed orthopaedic residency programs in Pennsylvania and 67 nationwide.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BioMed Central

Patient, surgeon, and healthcare purchaser views on the use of...

Despite evidence that decision and communication aids are effective for enhancing the quality of preference-sensitive decisions, their adoption in the field of orthopaedic surgery has been limited.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Arthritis, Health

Medical News Today

Keeping fit aids bone and joint health whilst aging

Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging, according to a review of the latest research on senior athletes appearing in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Star

Fashion victims: Is your wardrobe INJURING you?

But could your health be suffering for the sake of fashion? Leading orthopaedic surgeon, Simon Moyes, believes it is advisable to consider the potential long and short-term health risks associated with the latest fashion trends.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Protect the Back Early in Life to Avoid Injury

While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine A research suggests that repetitive activity in just one sport, high impact or not, may not be a great idea for growing athletes.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Tiny strains in body tissues identified before injuries occur

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Times

A doctor who loves to communicate

Orthopaedic surgeon Siow Hua Ming is at his best when he's interacting with patients at his own pace, FRANCIS KAN reports IN another life, Dr Siow Hua Ming might have been an engineer or a sculptor; such is his passion for using his hands for work.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Customized Patient-Specific Acetabular Orthopaedic...

For example, in a hip arthroplasty surgical procedure, a prosthetic hip replaces a patient's natural hip.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Inventions

Wed Aug 27, 2014

University of Rochester

Strong West to Debut Surgical Center Next Week

UR Medicine's Strong West in Brockport will open a new Ambulatory Surgical Center next week after having received approval from the New York State Department of Health.

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Related Topix: Brockport, NY, Medicine, Rochester, NY

PhysOrg Weblog

Lifetime of fitness: A fountain of youth for bone and joint health?

Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging, according to a review of the latest research on senior athletes appearing in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Arthritis, Health, Nutrition, Life, Food

Cape Gazette

Bayhealth Orthopaedic Surgery Milford adds providers

Orthopaedic surgeon Eileen Crawford, MD, and physician assistant Greg Sender have joined Bayhealth Orthopaedic Surgery Milford.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Milford, DE, Dover, DE, Arthritis, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Digital Post Production

Amedica Corporation Appoints New Board Leadership

Amedica Corporation , a commercial biomaterial company focused on silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to develop, manufacture and sell novel medical devices, is pleased to announce that its board of directors has elected Dr. B. Sonny Bal, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., to serve as its chairman of the board of directors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Missouri, Healthcare Law, Law, Corporate / Securities Law

Warrnambool Standard

No bones about it, Odette's on her way to becoming an orthopaedic surgeon

SEVEN years of purposeful essay writing and studying for exams sounds like an academic marathon, but medical student Odette Rodda doesn't mind the challenge.

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EurekAlert!

Surgery to repair a hip fracture reduces lifetime health care costs by more than $65,000 per patient

ROSEMONT, Ill.-Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Rosemont, IL

Sys-Con Media

Shady Grove Orthopaedics opens after hours injury clinic

Patients who have suffered an injury or require orthopaedic treatment outside of regular office hours can be seen by a doctor or physician assistant Monday through Thursday from , orthopaedic surgeon at Shady Grove Orthopaedics.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Doctor failed to tell patient of cancer

A general practitioner may face legal action after the Health and Disability Commissioner found their mistakes contributed to the death of a 57-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Globe and Mail

Will this medical tech firm be next to try a 'tax inversion'?

Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Knee Replacement, Health, Arthritis

BioSpace

Clinical Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Orthocelll??'s...

The clinical study showed grip strength scores of patients suffering from a severe form of tennis elbow, called chronic lateral epicondylitis, improved by an average 84% at one year after treatment and 207% at an average of 4.5 years after they underwent the Orthocell procedure.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine

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