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Tai chi showed efficacy similar to physical therapy for treatment of knee osteoarthritis

Tai chi showed efficacy similar to physical therapy for treatment of knee osteoarthritis
May 25, 2016

Tai Chi was found to improve well-being and relieve pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

The mind-body practice demonstrated efficacy similar to physical therapy, Chenchen Wang, MD, MSc, director and associate professor at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Tufts Medical Center, and colleagues found.

PCORI awards FORCE-TJR $6.3 million to develop tool to improve surgeon, patient decision-making in TJR

May 25, 2016
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute awarded a competitive research award of $6.3 million to the FORCE-TJR, a database on hip and knee joint replacement…
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Study finds increased rate of ORIF performed for clavicle fractures among residency candidates

May 25, 2016
Among residency candidates who took the second part of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery examination, investigators of this study found an increased rate of open…
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Short knee X-rays may be inaccurate for assessment of coronal alignment after TKA

May 25, 2016
A recently published study showed use of the femorotibial angle on short films led to the misclassification of a significant proportion of patients as having varus…
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Physicians call for universal, single-payer health care system

May 25, 2016
In an editorial published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers outlined a proposal to overhaul the nation’s current health care system and…
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