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Orthopedic Doctors - Spinal Stress Fracture Specialist

With the increased mental work rather than physical, the need of the orthopedic doctors also increases. Most of the people working in the IT companies have bone related problems. 217 more words

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Remote physical therapy for orthopedic surgery shows uptick in app use coincides with drop in MD visits

Total-knee replacement patients who used an app-based video physical therapy program progressed similarly to those who did their PT in person, according to a recent study. 98 more words

Orthopedics

Same-day hip replacements get patients back on their feet

Debbie Spina is a supervisor for the radiology department at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. But when CBS News met her this spring, she was a patient who was about to undergo same-day hip replacement surgery. 92 more words

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New bioglass could change knee surgery

A new material could save people the agonising pain of knew replacement surgery with a new biomaterial that actually encourages regrowth of degraded cartilage.

A bio-glass has been discovered that mimics the properties of cartilage, the flexible connective tissue which acts as a cushion between the bones and often wears out. 19 more words

Orthopedics

Customize Your Knee Replacements

Patients who get their knees replaced after enduring years of discomfort should expect to feel like their younger selves again, right? Not necessarily. About one-fourth of knee arthroplasty patients are dissatisfied with the surgery’s results, according to Richard G. 81 more words

Medical Devices

Twin Cities med-tech start-up looks to shake up orthopedics market

Minnesota is home to more than 600 medical technology companies, and virtually all of them began when someone decided to build a business around a new medical device. 107 more words

Medical Devices

With 3D Printing, Stryker Orthopaedics Moves Toward Patient-Specific Implants

Stryker Orthopaedics is considering working with hospital groups internationally to create a small 3D printer that would turn out customized implants in hospitals, Gene Kulesha, senior director of platform technology engineering at the US firm, told people attending the Mfg4 conference yesterday in Hartford, CT. 155 more words

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