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February 15, 2018

Avoid golf injuries and get back into the swing of things

ROSEMONT, Ill. (February. 15, 2018)—People of every age and experience level can enjoy the game of golf. Although there are many benefits to playing the sport, the risk of injury is common. According to a review article published in the February 15, 2018, issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, overuse and poor form were the most common causes of golf-related injuries. When left untreated, many of these injuries can result in increased long-term musculoskeletal problems.  

February 05, 2018

Anna Salt Troise Named Chief Education Strategist at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ROSEMONT, Ill., (Feb. 05, 2018)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently welcomed Anna Salt Troise as the new Chief Education Strategist.  

January 12, 2018

Don’t let skiing and snowboarding injuries take you downhill

ROSEMONT, Ill. (Jan. 12, 2018)—Skiing and snowboarding are fun winter sports. As the popularity of these winter sports continue to rise, according to a review article published in the January 1, 2018, issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the number of skier and snowboarder injuries also continues to rise. 

December 20, 2017

Physicians, patients should be aware of the potential benefits, risks associated with biologic treatments for osteoarthritis, according to new AAOS position statement

ROSEMONT, Ill. (Dec. 20, 2017)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved a new “Use of Emerging Biologic Therapies” position statement urging orthopaedic surgeons and patients to be fully aware of the risks and benefits of stem cell and other biologic treatments for musculoskeletal joint conditions. 

December 12, 2017

AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip

ROSEMONT, Ill. (Dec. 12, 2017)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip. 

December 05, 2017

When contact sports cause concussion injuries, who comes out ahead?

Concussions are common injuries among contact sport athletes. While most athletes experience full recovery within a few weeks and can return to their sport, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, female athletes tend to experience a higher concussion injury rate than male athletes. Additionally, athletes who suffered a concussion injury prior to college were three times more likely to suffer a contact sport-related concussion than their collegiate peers without a history of the injury. 


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