ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 30, 2023)—With almost 1.25 million hip and knee replacement surgeries performed in the United States[i], joint replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures performed today. The recovery period following an orthopaedic surgery usually involves…
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Introduces the Fracture & Trauma Registry Powered by PatientIQ
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced the Fracture & Trauma Registry (FTR) will now be powered by PatientIQ. This new partnership will offer healthcare institutions a turnkey solution for FTR participation, thus reducing barriers to tracking evidence-based practices and advancing the delivery of musculoskeletal care.
AAOS to Congress: Protect Healthcare Services Before Years End
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging Congress to mitigate impending Medicare physician pay cuts and reform flawed prior authorization processes in year-end legislation.
World Osteoporosis Day is next week on October 20; Orthopaedic surgeons can help break down the signs and symptoms of this silent bone disease
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 11, 2022)—Did you know that osteoporosis can cause bones to become so weak and fragile that they can break with the most minor bump, sudden movement or even sneeze? Often referred to as the “silent disease” because…
Orthopaedic experts offer recommendations for preventing common summer bone and joint injuries – swimming, lawnmower, barbecue safety and more!
ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 6, 2022)—When the weather warms up and the vacation season starts, you might want to dive right into all of your summer plans. However, summer activities come with risks for injuries if you’re not prepared. The American Academy…
Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen G. Silver, M.D.
Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group at Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to welcome board-certified orthopedic surgeon Stephen G. Silver, M.D. Dr. Silver specializes in arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder, elbow and knee.
Orthopaedic surgeon available to speak on the psychological factors on postoperative recovery in athletes
ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 11, 2021)—In the past five years, the rates of participation in individual and team sports by those under the age of 19 have grown to a staggering 41.7% and 54.9%, respectively. With summer sports in full swing, athletes…
The Future of Joint Replacement is Now
At Rush, orthopedic surgeons Vasili Karas, MD, MS, and Denis Nam, MD, are using new technology to perform joint replacement surgery. Karas and Nam have been using and studying three different types of robotic-assisted surgery in both knee replacement and hip replacement.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco Becomes First Hospital in Texas to Deploy New Technology to Enhance Patient Safety During Spine Surgery
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco has added an innovative operating room technology aimed at improving patient safety during spine surgery.
Spine Surgeons Face COVID-19 Challenges Worldwide
Spine surgeons across the world are experiencing effects of COVID-19, including canceled procedures, changes in clinical roles, anxiety and risk of exposure to the disease themselves due to insufficient protective equipment. An international team of researchers reported these findings recently in the Global Spine Journal.
Orthopaedic surgeons available to comment on the impact of COVID-19 on postponed elective surgery, the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries during a pandemic, and how patients can safely ease into outdoor activities after social distancing.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation that has raised healthcare questions for patients of all ages. If you need an orthopaedic surgeon to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on patients’ musculoskeletal health, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)…