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Improved function and pain relief found following total elbow arthroplasty in young patients

November 25, 2015

Significant improvements in function and pain relief were found at long-term follow-up in young patients who underwent total elbow arthroplasty using a semiconstrained cemented device, according to study results.

Researchers retrospectively reviewed 23 elbows in 21 patients aged 40 years or younger who underwent total elbow arthroplasty between September 1994 and May 2007. The mean follow-up was 129 months.

Proposed legislation integrates chiropractic physicians into public health service

November 25, 2015
A newly proposed bill, H.R. 2851, in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for more incorporation of doctors of chiropractic into the United States official delivery…
In the Journals

No significant difference in results seen in comparison of three treatments for supraspinatus tears

November 25, 2015
Investigators discovered no significant difference in clinical outcomes at 2 years among patients with non-traumatic supraspinatus shoulder tears who were treated with…

U.S. Soccer announces player safety campaign that includes restrictions on heading in youth soccer

November 25, 2015
Following the resolution of a class action lawsuit regarding youth soccer concussion, the United States Soccer Federation has recently announced an upcoming player…
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Hyaluronic injections may delay time to arthroplasty in elderly patients with knee OA

November 25, 2015
Results of a retrospective observational study showed patients with knee osteoarthritis who were treated with intra-articular hyaluronic acid had a longer time to knee…
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Professional Practice

Importance of the Pre-event Sports Health Care Team Medical Time-out

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, November/December 2015, Volume 7 Issue 6
Athletic trainers can benefit from a pre-game checklist similar to the surgical time-out used to coordinate care and…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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VIDEO: A look at prone fixation of periarticular tibial fractures

November 19, 2015
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