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Heavy slow resistance training for Achilles tendinopathy associated with early patient satisfaction

August 29, 2015

Among patients with Achilles tendinopathy, both eccentric training and heavy slow resistance training had an equally good positive and lasting clinical effect in results of a level 1, randomized controlled trial.

Researchers randomly assigned 58 patients with chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy to eccentric training or heavy slow resistance training for 12 weeks. At 0 weeks, as well as at 12 and 52 weeks follow-up, researchers assessed the patients’ function and symptoms, tendon pain during activity, tendon swelling, tendon neovascularization and treatment satisfaction.

In the Journals

Isolated hip joint pathology a common cause of chronic hip and groin pain

August 28, 2015
Based on this retrospective review, hip joint pathology is the most common clinical entity related to chronic hip and groin pain and, frequently, it relates to…

Amedica announces second quarter financial results

August 28, 2015
Amedica Corporation recently announced financial results for the second quarter 2015.
Among the highlights of the report was a 37% year-over-year decrease in…
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4WEB completes first patient-specific implant procedure in Australia

August 28, 2015
4WEB Medical recently announced completion of the company’s first Australian patient-specific segmental bone defect procedure in Brisbane.  Completed in…
Movers and Shakers

Milinazzo appointed to LDR Holdings board of directors

August 28, 2015
LDR Holding Corporation recently announced it has appointed Alan Milinazzo to its board of directors as a Class I director. He will also serve on the board’s…
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Polyaxial Screws in Locked Plating of Tibial Pilon Fractures

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
This study examined the axial and torsional stiffness of polyaxial locked plating techniques compared with fixed-angle…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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