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Aug 19, 2019, 15:54 ET Lighten the load this school year

Parents, teachers and students across the country are in the back-to-school mindset focused on a successful year ahead. As the experts in bone and...


Aug 15, 2019, 00:01 ET The surgeon who treats your ankle fracture is more important than previously recognized

A wrong twist, rotation or roll could cause a broken ankle, also known as an ankle fracture, among people of all ages. One or more broken bones in an ...


Jun 27, 2019, 16:18 ET Safely Sparkle this Fourth of July

Red, white and blue, picnics and parades. Independence Day is celebrated in many festive ways, but fireworks seem to be one of the more popular...


Jun 05, 2019, 12:43 ET Splash safely this summer

Swimming can be a low-impact, strength building exercise that doubles as fun entertainment under the hot summer sun. It is a full-body workout that...


May 13, 2019, 15:16 ET The Academy recognizes 14 health stories with a 2019 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Award

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced 14 recipients of the 2019 MORE Awards presented annually to journalists for accurate...


May 09, 2019, 14:26 ET Prolonged Opioid Use After Orthopaedic Surgery Tied to Quantity Prescribed, Not Opioid Type

A new research article published in the May 1 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that prolonged opioid use...


May 08, 2019, 15:36 ET Cycle safely this spring

May is national bike month and an opportunity to get outdoors and active. This low-impact resistance exercise is great for building muscles,...


Apr 24, 2019, 12:33 ET Risk of Venous Thromboembolism After Shoulder Surgery

A new review article published in the April 15 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons examines risk factors, prevention ...


Mar 15, 2019, 03:01 ET Kristy L. Weber, MD, named first female president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Philadelphia orthopaedic surgeon Kristy L. Weber, MD, became the first female president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board...


Mar 15, 2019, 03:01 ET Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, named first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, was named first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) at its 2019 Annual Meeting. His new...


Mar 15, 2019, 03:01 ET Daniel K. Guy, MD, named second vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Georgia orthopaedic surgeon Daniel K. Guy, MD, was named second vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' (AAOS) Board of...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Captain Dana C. Covey, MD, receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' highest leadership honor

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today presented the 2019 William W. Tipton, Jr., MD, Leadership Award to retired Navy Captain...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET X. Sherry Liu, Ph.D., receives Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award

X. Sherry Liu, Ph.D., was presented with the Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET L. Andrew Koman, MD, recognized by AAOS for 30 years of botulinum toxin and cerebral palsy research

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award, which recognizes outstanding clinical research related to...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Samer Attar, MD, receives highest honor for Humanitarian work from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Samer Attar, MD, received the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2019 Humanitarian Award for his extensive medical efforts on behalf of...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Constance R. Chu, MD, receives Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for breakthrough MRI to help prevent osteoarthritis

Constance R. Chu, MD, was presented with the Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughn Award presented to Rick Wright, MD, for more than a decade of research in ACL reconstruction

The 2019 Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughn Award was presented to Rick Wright, MD, and The MARS Group at this year's Annual Meeting of the American...


Mar 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Michael L. Parks, MD, receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Diversity Award

In recognition of his dedication to advancing diversity in orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today presented its 2019 ...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:36 ET Underweight patients at greatest risk of complications following total shoulder arthroplasty

While studies often identify obesity as a potential risk factor for complications following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), few have looked at...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:31 ET Calcium and vitamin D supplementation are essential to help manage osteoporosis, especially following a hip fracture

A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that the majority of individuals with...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:26 ET Study determines the average number of recovery days students need before returning to school after sports-related surgery

While there has been extensive research on when to return to sports, physicians do not have sufficient empirical evidence at their disposal to...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:21 ET Gestational carpal tunnel syndrome found to be persistent in women post pregnancy

New research presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) titled "Prospective Evaluation of the...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:16 ET Study shows weight loss prior to knee surgery improved outcomes for morbidly-obese patients

Morbidly obese patients who lost at least 20 pounds prior to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) had shorter hospital stays and lower odds of having to go...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:11 ET Research finds stopping opioid use three months prior to surgery lowers risk of chronic postoperative use

As opioid usage rises, one study presented today at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that chronic ...


Mar 12, 2019, 03:06 ET Tele-rehabilitation leads to high utilization rates and patient satisfaction for total hip and knee replacement

The use of tele-rehabilitation following total hip and knee arthroplasty was found to lower costs, increase patient compliance and led to high...