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September 19, 2017

Weighing nonsurgical treatment options for knee osteoarthritis pain

Osteoarthritis of the knee (knee OA) may not be totally preventable but according to Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, there are some key factors that we can control to minimize the chances of developing bone and joint pain.

 

September 05, 2017

September is Pain Awareness Month: Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for safely managing pain, disposing of prescription pain medications and minimizing opioid use

ROSEMONT, Ill. —September is Pain Awareness Month, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is offering comprehensive tips for safe and effective pain relief, and safe disposal of prescription pain medications, to help minimize opioid use and misuse.

  

August 28, 2017

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons names Dino Damalas chief operating officer; Paul Haisman, chief information officer

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has appointed two new executive staff members: Dino Damalas to the position of chief operating officer; and Paul Haisman to chief information officer, technology and data services. 



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