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Jul 20, 2020, 14:30 ET Get back in the game

As health restrictions ease across the country, many states are reopening playgrounds, fields, gyms and other amenities. Though you may be eager to...


Jul 16, 2020, 11:30 ET The OrthoForum Recognizes AAOS as Its Official Registry Program

The OrthoForum, a nationwide network of privately owned orthopaedic practices known for its pillars of benchmarking, networking, innovation and...


Jul 08, 2020, 09:01 ET Study Finds Patients Who Undergo Spine Surgery Prescribed Most Narcotics Three Months Following Surgery

As Americans have the highest opioid use rates, leading to abuse,i the orthopaedic community has committed itself to studying prescription methods...


Jun 26, 2020, 14:01 ET Two Million and Counting: American Joint Replacement Registry Reaches Major Milestone

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Registry Program and the world's...


Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 ET At-Home Firework Safety Tips

As community parades and hometown Independence Day celebrations take new form this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of...


Jun 15, 2020, 15:01 ET Don't let running injuries hold you up this summer

If you've started running, or have recently gotten back into it, you're not the only one. Cities across the country have seen a surge1 in the number...


Jun 09, 2020, 08:01 ET Jump into summer safely

The first days of summer mean warmer temperatures and plenty of sunlight for outdoor play. However, for adolescents and young adults alike,...


May 21, 2020, 10:15 ET New study shows majority of patients do not believe e-cigarettes and vapes impact bone fracture healing

The use of e-cigarettes, vapes and mods have increased as smokers liken these alternatives as healthier and not having the same side effects of...


May 21, 2020, 09:15 ET Can QR codes make a difference for children in casts?

When children require a cast due to a bone fracture, follow-up care instructions are typically given verbally or the patient is sent home with...


May 20, 2020, 10:01 ET Ongoing study shows continued increase in concussions among high school athletes

A new study released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' (AAOS) Virtual Education Experience determined that despite increased...


May 20, 2020, 09:01 ET Opioid prescribing rates on 14-year decline in pediatric orthopaedic injuries, decreased by more than 50%

Prevention efforts to combat the opioid crisis by limiting early exposure are working in the pediatric population, according to a study released as...


May 19, 2020, 14:10 ET Study shows improved marital relationship and spousal quality of life following joint replacement surgery

While individuals with osteoarthritis (OA) who undergo joint replacement surgery often experience reductions in pain, emotional distress and improved ...


May 19, 2020, 14:01 ET Cannabis use for management of chronic musculoskeletal pain increasing, new study shows

The use of medical cannabis has garnered a lot of recent attention, especially as parts of the United States and Canada have legalized its use. While ...


May 15, 2020, 11:01 ET The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Expands Choosing Wisely® List

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) expanded a list of specific tests and procedures that orthopaedic surgeons and patients should...


May 07, 2020, 10:01 ET AAOS and OREF Announce Strategic Partnership

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced a strategic partnership to ...


May 05, 2020, 12:01 ET Managing Your Orthopaedic Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation that has raised healthcare questions for patients of all ages. With so much information being...


May 01, 2020, 10:01 ET Lawnmower Injuries Remain Prevalent for Children Despite Increased Awareness

As people head outside to mow their lawns this spring and summer, children continue to remain at risk for serious injuries and death associated with...


Apr 09, 2020, 14:00 ET Sheltering in place?

With shelter in place restrictions across the nation, social distancing may be the best option to protect your health in this current climate. But...


Mar 12, 2020, 09:01 ET ASA, AAOS launch toolkit to help physicians safely, effectively alleviate patients' postoperative pain with reduced opioid use

To help physicians safely and effectively alleviate pain and encourage optimal opioid stewardship in patients following surgery, the American Society ...


Feb 27, 2020, 10:22 ET Five tips to enjoying the benefits of HIIT

Earlier this year, top health and fitness professionals named HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, among the top five fitness trends for 2020....


Jan 09, 2020, 11:37 ET Recovering from a Broken Bone

As a parent, you want to protect your child from getting hurt; however, avoiding bumps, bruises and broken bones isn't always possible. And while...


Dec 13, 2019, 09:01 ET Advancements in 3D Printing Technology Bring Promise to Orthopaedic Care

It is no secret that technology is transforming the healthcare industry at rapid speed. The idea of 3D printing a patient's specific fracture pattern ...


Nov 25, 2019, 14:35 ET The Scoop to Avoiding Injury when Clearing Snow and Ice

While 2019 predictions call for warmer-than-average temperatures this winter for much of the United States1, the risk of injury from snow and ice...


Nov 20, 2019, 17:30 ET The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Makes Strategic Investment in Biologics Research and Development

Today the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced a strategic investment in the field of biologics. Over the next five years, the...


Nov 15, 2019, 09:01 ET Early Sports Specialization: Is It Worth It?

As sport specialization at the youth and high school levels becomes increasingly popular, parents, coaches and medical professionals are encouraged...