News tagged with journal of the american academy of orthopaedic surgeons

What to do if you are bitten by a snake

Should you be the victim of a snakebite, the best thing you can do is get to a hospital as quickly as possible, according to a new review article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Curren ...

Dec 01, 2010
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Keeping patients 'in good hands'

Hand therapy is one of the most vital treatment steps in recovery from hand injury surgery, according to a literature review published in the August 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Battling a biceps injury

People who suffer from injuries to the distal biceps tendon may benefit from earlier surgical intervention and new surgical techniques, according to a review article published in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of th ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Extremity war injuries: More research is needed

The fourth annual Extremity War Injuries Symposium was held in Washington, D.C., last January to bring together military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, experts from governmental agencies, and others to discuss ...

Jan 04, 2010
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Exercise is healthy for mom and child during pregnancy

Physicians should recommend low to moderate levels of exercise to their pregnant patients, even if they have not exercised prior to pregnancy, states a report published in the August 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Ac ...

Aug 03, 2009
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The 'other' cruciate ligament: Newer treatments for PCL tears

While major advances have been made in the understanding of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) anatomy and reconstruction, a literature review published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Su ...

Jul 01, 2009
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Emerging techniques put a new twist on ankle repair

People with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may have a second chance at recovery, thanks to two new procedures developed to restore the injured area, according to a study ...

Jul 01, 2009
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Chronic ankle pain may be more than just a sprain

Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle joint. Approximately 40 percent of those who suffer an ankle sprain will experience chronic ankle pain, even after being treated ...

May 01, 2009
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