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Higher purpose in life impacts physical functioning in older adults

August 16, 2017
Having a higher sense of purpose in life was associated with decreased risk for weakening grip strength and slower walking speed among older adults…

Group exercise program improves mobility in older adults

August 14, 2017
A group exercise program that incorporated timing and coordination exercises was more effective than a usual care exercise program at improving…

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Higher intensity physical activity reduces likelihood of fatigue in healthy older adults

May 26, 2017
Physical activity interventions that emphasize vigorous exercise may help high-functioning older adults maintain low fatigability, according to data…

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Physical activity counseling inexpensive, effective in older men

February 13, 2017
Older men who enrolled in a primary care-based physical activity counseling group saw improvements in physical activity and rapid gait speed at a

Meeting News

Mild exercise decreased pain in older adults

November 3, 2016
Researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery found mild exercise programs in senior centers helped to decrease pain, improve mobility and enhance…

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Physical activity intervention improved mobility in older adults

September 27, 2016
A long-term, structured physical activity program reduced the overall burden of major mobility disability in elderly patients, according to study…

Meeting News Coverage

Most older adults with prolonged concussion recovery report multiple symptoms

April 22, 2016
Concussion injury and recovery is substantially different in populations of middle-aged and older adults compared with military and athletic…

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Pain associated with less functional independence in older adults

March 18, 2016
When older adults discharged from inpatient rehabilitation were experiencing more pain, they had less functional independence, according to findings…

US Bone and Joint Initiative estimates musculoskeletal conditions cost $213 billion

March 2, 2016
The U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative estimates 126.6 Americans — about one in two adults — are affected by a musculoskeletal condition, at…

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Modest physical activity lowers CVD risk in older adults

December 3, 2015
Engaging in even modest physical activity was associated with lower risk for CHD, stroke and CVD in older adults, according to the results of a…

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Promising results found for older recreational athletes following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

August 31, 2015
Among recreational athletes aged 70 years and older, researchers of this study found arthroscopic rotator cuff repair effectively reduced pain…

Penn State College of Medicine receives millions for geriatric exercise program research

May 18, 2015
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded approximately $14 million to Penn State College of Medicine to study the efficacy of an…

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Older patients likely able to maintain independent lifestyle after THA

April 8, 2015
Patients older than 75 years of age who underwent total hip arthroplasty for neck of femur fractures had comparable functional outcomes to younger…

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Inferior offset glenosphere reduces scapular notching in RSA

March 3, 2015
Researchers found the incidence of scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty was reduced as a result of the inferior offset glenosphere…

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Insoles, added toe orthoses can improve RA, OA metatarsalgia outcomes

January 8, 2015
Polypropylene terephthalate and custom silicone toe orthoses improved outcomes in forefoot involvement in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis…

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No significant differences in AE rate observed between extramedullary, intramedullary implants

January 5, 2015
Researchers found no significant difference in the rate of adverse events following intertrochanteric fracture treatment with either extramedullary…

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Early manipulation after TKA leads to improved outcomes

September 11, 2014
Study findings showed patients who underwent earlier manipulation of the knee following total knee arthroplasty saw better clinical outcomes than…

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Simultaneous bilateral TKA effective in octogenarian population

June 23, 2014
In an octogenarian population, simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty demonstrated safety and effectiveness, with complications and mortality…

Meeting News Coverage

Fractures in the elderly a major problem, research shows

June 6, 2014
Fractures in elderly patients, especially hip fractures, are one of the main challenges facing the European health system, according to research…

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Aseptic loosening not a concern for patients with cementless hip implants

June 1, 2014
Cementless hip implants were not adversely affected by aseptic loosening over the long term and produced good clinical outcomes, according to study…