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Patellofemoral morphology linked with maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain

March 5, 2020
Researchers of this study found patellofemoral morphology was altered and had an impact on maltracking in adolescents with patellofemoral pain.
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Health care spending rises nearly 20% in 5 years

March 5, 2020
Total annual spending per person with employer-sponsored health insurance increased 18.4% to nearly $5,900 between 2014 and 2018, according to a…
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Increase in rotatory knee laxity seen in patients with partial and complete ACL tears

March 4, 2020
Patients with partial or complete ACL tears and those who had failed ACL reconstruction had increased rotary knee laxity, according to results of a…
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Virtual reality-assisted physical therapy may improve technique and adherence

March 4, 2020
A combination of auditory and visual cues from a virtual reality avatar could improve outpatient physical therapy movement guidance and technique…

OrthoCare, Florida Orthopaedic Institute merge to create largest orthopedic practice in Florida

March 4, 2020
Florida Orthopaedic Institute and OrthoCare Florida’s five practices have merged to form the
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FX Solutions receives FDA clearance for shoulder replacement devices

March 3, 2020
FX Solutions, a company with an exclusive focus on shoulder arthroplasty, announced FDA 510k clearance of two of its devices for reverse shoulder…
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Inadequate reliability found with visual assessment alone for abnormal patellar tracking

March 3, 2020
In the visual assessment of patellar maltracking, surgeons made correct identifications in approximately two-thirds of patient videos and correctly…
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Dexamethasone given intravenously may reduce pain after TKA

March 2, 2020
Published results showed use of IV dexamethasone may be a useful adjunct for controlling pain in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. …

AAOS releases statement on CMS proposed changes to joint replacement model

March 2, 2020
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a statement welcoming the changes proposed by CMS that would provide a 3-year extension and…

James R. Andrews, MD, selected for membership to the Horatio Alger Association

March 2, 2020
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc. announced it has selected James R. Andrews, MD, for membership along with 13 other…
Meeting News

Hypersomnolence in older adults increases risk for multiple comorbidities

March 2, 2020
Older adults who reported hypersomnolence were more likely to have several other medical conditions, according to findings of a longitudinal study…
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High number of pain sites predicted poor outcomes, change in patellofemoral pain

March 2, 2020
A higher number of pain sites throughout the body in patients with patellofemoral pain was predictive of poor outcomes and less change 1 year after…
Meeting News

Reduced pain seen with limb occlusion tourniquet pressure in carpal tunnel release

March 1, 2020
PHOENIX — During a clinical/translational session at the Orthopaedic Research Association Annual Meeting, here, a researcher said in the early…
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Dual X-ray absorptiometry may be useful to identify distal radial fracture risk

February 29, 2020
According to study results, dual X-ray absorptiometry as a screening tool for local bone loss may be beneficial in postmenopausal women at risk for…
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BLOG: Take ownership of your energy

February 28, 2020
by John D. Kelly IV, MD As the burnout epidemic shows no signs of decline, each of us need to take stock of the energy ebbs and flows in our lives…

Collaboration at NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute reduces postoperative narcotic use

February 28, 2020
At NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, one of the cornerstones in reducing opioid prescriptions has been learning techniques that allow…
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Physical activity improved after THA in patients regardless of lumbar fusion

February 27, 2020
Published results showed patients with and those without prior lumbar spinal fusion had similar improvements in physical activity level following…
Meeting News

Additional periarticular injection after TKA may provide postoperative pain relief

February 27, 2020
PHOENIX — Use of additional percutaneous periarticular multi-drug injection the day after total knee replacement may provide postoperative pain…
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Infection yielded higher revision failure rate after total elbow arthroplasty

February 26, 2020
Published results showed failure of total elbow arthroplasty due to infection led to a higher likelihood of revision failure and a greater number of…
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Union accurately predicted with delayed assessment 6 weeks after displaced midshaft clavicle fracture

February 26, 2020
Accurate prediction of union with nonoperative management for a displaced midshaft clavicle fracture was seen with delayed assessment at 6 weeks…