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Healthy Habits: Yoga, adequate rest keep Baylor Sports Medicine Chief Dr. Mark Adickes active

Taking care of your health is a priority and nobody knows that more than physicians and healthcare providers.

It can sometimes be difficult to find ways to stay healthy, so we’ve asked members of our Baylor College of Medicine community to share what they do in their daily lives to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 480 more words

Houston

'I can now sleep without pain': New hip replacement surgery lets patient leave Montreal hospital on same day

MONTREAL — Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital did a total hip replacement — and then sent the patient home the same day.

On Aug. 4, at 8:30 a.m., surgeon Pascal-André Vendittoli inserted a new ball-and-socket prosthesis into François Marien’s hip, and by 1:30 p.m., Marien walked with crutches out of his hospital room, along a hallway and successfully negotiated a few stairs. 750 more words

News

NY Times: "Why 'Useless' Surgery is Still Popular"

The title of this NY Times article is a bit dramatic, but the content is intriguing.

In summary, the meniscus surgery, which is performed on about 400,000 Americans per year, is no better at relieving knee pain and has no additional benefit compared to physical therapy. 156 more words

Research & EBP

Unexpected complications of joint surgery

It’s been said that, “All would be well if there were no buts.” Unfortunately, life is full of buts. A prime example is joint surgery. Today, an increasing number of people are being relieved of chronic pain by hip and knee replacements. 649 more words

Health And Fitness

KOCHER INTENDED FOR SUBCORACOID DISLOCATIONS, NOT SUBGLENOID

There are probably too many techniques for anterior shoulder reduction and too many eponyms. We need to transition to an anatomical approach but we are not there yet. 362 more words

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Walter William Huurman

Occupation: pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, educator
Born: Rochester, New York, March 16, 1936
Education:
BS, University Notre Dame, 1958
MD, Northwestern University, 1962
Certification:
Diplomate Am. Board Orthop. 719 more words

Health Care

OUCH! When is it time to see a doctor for your joint pain?

Does your hip ache when you stroll on the beach? Or maybe your sore knees prevent you from getting down on the floor with your grandchild? 423 more words

Health & Wellness