Wednesday January 28, 2015
Imagine watching a gymnastics floor routine during the olympics. The event requires significant skill, strength, agility and poise on the part of the gymnast, but the environment also plays a role in making the routine appear fluid and graceful. As youâ€™re imagining the gymnast springing across the mat and flipping high into the air, think about how differently this event would look if the floor was a concrete surface instead of soft, shock-absorbent material.
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Monday January 26, 2015
Fractures to the distal (closest to the hand) end of the arm bone are among the most common injuries sustained by the human skeletal system. In fact, when the conditions are right, a simple fall can lead to a broken wrist. But what may look like a simple fall to the average eye, is assessed more closely by distal radial fracture surgeons. Depending on the context of the injury and the type of fracture sustained, a surgeon will choose from a variety of ways to treat the joint.
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Second First - Regaining what was once thought lost
Rothman Institute's Dr. Williams, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonsâ€™ Second Vice President, and Dr. Hilibrand, Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Communications Cabinet, endorse the AAOS "A Nation in MotionÂ® Campaign."