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Altered gait, biomechanics seen in patients with juvenile fibromyalgia

January 27, 2015

Patients with juvenile fibromyalgia showed alterations in walking patterns, greater knee weakness, lower bilateral hip abduction strength, reduced ankle dorsiflexion and other physical and psychosocial alterations compared with a group of healthy controls, according to researchers.

Study participants included 17 patients with juvenile fibromyalgia (FM) and no other rheumatic or untreated psychiatric conditions and 14 healthy control participants matched by age and sex.

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Study data show PRP has positive effect on tenocyte proliferation recovery

January 26, 2015
Platelet-rich plasma had a positive effect on tenocyte proliferation and recovery on initial application, according to study results. However, the effect was diminished…
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Intra-articular bupivacaine injection after THA reduces pain, meperidine use

January 26, 2015
Patients who received an intra-articular injection of bupivacaine after total hip arthroplasty experienced reduced pain and meperidine use within the first 12 hours…
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En bloc resection of spinal sarcomas may increase patient survival

January 26, 2015
In a study analyzing different treatments for spinal sarcomas and the effects different spinal tumors have on patients’ rate of survival, researchers found en bloc…
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Young men at highest risk for closed reduction after elbow dislocation

January 26, 2015
Men 20 years of age or younger are at the highest risk of closed reduction following an elbow dislocation, according to recently published data.Investigators culled…
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A Novel Reduction Technique for Elbow Dislocations

Orthopedics, January 2015, Volume 38 Issue 1
The purpose of this study was to review a novel reduction maneuver for elbow dislocations. This was a retrospective…
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Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Bipartite patella is a relatively rare phenomenon. This anomaly is typically asymptomatic but can become painful with…
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Larson discusses autograft selection

January 23, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Christopher M. Larson, MD, shares his “pearls” for…
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