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Out of the wheelchair and pedestrian again

Universite de Montreal

A new 3D bone-cutting device improves surgery and helps a severely disabled young amputee finally walk in comfort with a new prosthesis.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Healthcare, Surgery,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 4:45 PM EST
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Russian Scientists Develop a "Smart" Chair to Correct Students’ Posture

South Ural State University

Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a "smart" chair that will allow you to form correct posture from childhood and therefore prevent many diseases. Currently, this development has no analogs in the world.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Education, Technology, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Bone Health, Clinical Trials, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare, In the Home, Surgery, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
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Five ways to prevent back injury while shoveling snow

University of Chicago Medical Center

Orthopaedic surgeon and spine expert Srinivasu Kusuma, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group offers five easy tips to stay safe when shoveling snow.

Channels: Bone Health, Healthcare, Pain, Public Health,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher costs – compared to white patients, suggests a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: All Journal News, Bone Health, Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, Surgery,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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Newswise: ‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority of low back pain in people may be rooted in an overgrowth of pain-sensing nerves into spinal cartilaginous tissue.

Channels: All Journal News, Bone Health, Healthcare, Pain, Surgery, Technology, Nature (journal),

Released:
14-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Investigational drugs block bone loss in mice receiving chemotherapy
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Investigational drugs block bone loss in mice receiving chemotherapy

Washington University in St. Louis

Studying mice, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a driver of bone loss related to cancer treatment — cellular senescence. This process is independent of hormones related to bone health, such as estrogen. Such bone loss can be stopped by treating the mice with either of two investigational drugs already being evaluated in clinical trials.

Channels: Bone Health, Cancer, Children's Health, Healthcare, Men's Health, Women's Health, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Orthopaedic Surgeons Available to Comment on Musculoskeletal Healthcare News and Trends, Treatment Options, Fall Prevention and More

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

University of Alabama's quarter back Tua Tagovailoa's hip injury. Stephen Curry's broken broken hand. 3-D printing technology that transformed a little girl's spine surgery. If you need an expert to discuss any of these timely topics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) can provide expert sources to comment on musculoskeletal injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health, Healthcare, Surgery,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 1:00 PM EST
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Recovering from a Broken Bone

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

A new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on immobilization cast options.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Surgery, All Journal News,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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