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Better fix for torn ACLs

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Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have developed a model to show that a newer surgical technique results in a stronger, more natural ACL repair. » Read more Source: Science Daily

Anterior vs. posterior: Does surgical approach impact hip replacement outcomes?

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The surgical approach to total hip replacement (THR)—either from the front of the body or the side/back (anterior versus posterior)—has no impact on outcomes six months after surgery, according to research presented today at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). » Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

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Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and A-Rod have all used it, but does platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) really work for the every-day active person? According to a University of Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic pilot study on patients with chronically sore shoulders published in PLOS ONE, preliminary findings say yes. » Read more Source: Medical […]