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  • Does platelet-rich plasma for the knee work?

    Does platelet-rich plasma for the knee work?
    Source:
    Medical News Today

    Athletes such as Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal are rumored to have undergone a relatively new treatment that involves injections of platelet-rich plasma. Proponents say the therapy offers cutting-edge treatment for previously debilitating injuries, including painful knee problems due to osteoarthritis.

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  • Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

    Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases
    Source:
    Science Daily

    New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.

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  • 3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times

    3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times
    Source:
    3D Printing Progress

    In a recent study, researchers showed that allowing surgeons to prep on a 3D-printed model of the patient's hip joint cut by about 25 percent the amount of time needed for surgery when compared to a control group.

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  • Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men

    Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men
    Source:
    Healio

    Older men with an increasing number of specific risk factures combined with decreased bone mineral density at the femoral neck are at elevated risk for hip fracture, according to study findings.

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  • Better fix for torn ACLs

    Better fix for torn ACLs
    Source:
    Science Daily

    A torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical repairs. Now, researchers have developed a model to show that a newer surgical technique results in a stronger, more natural ACL repair.

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