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Parkinsonism in Athletes Linked With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Pathology

β€” CTE pathology, not Lewy body pathology, seen in most cases

 A computer rendering of Lewy bodies in a nerve cell.

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Pemafibrate Takes a Small Step Forward in Diabetic Foot Ulcers After CVD Flop

Signal of reduced ischemic ulceration, gangrene in PROMINENT

Jul 15, 2024
Novel Rotator Cuff Repair Device Modeled After ... Python Teeth?

Preclinical studies demonstrate nearly doubled repair strength

Jun 28, 2024
Sen. Durbin's Surgery; Dangerous Bacteria on Apple Watches? Princess Anne Discharged

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Jun 28, 2024
No Need to Wean Off of Scoliosis Bracing

Randomized trial finds no advantage over immediate stop for teens

Jun 03, 2024
Sen. Durbin's Surgery; Dangerous Bacteria on Apple Watches? Princess Anne Discharged

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No Need to Wean Off of Scoliosis Bracing

Randomized trial finds no advantage over immediate stop for teens

Orthopedics Case Studies

The Case of the Lost Fingertip

Was conservative management the right choice?

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Opinion
How to Perfect Your Operating Room Etiquette

Be studious, be gracious, be polite, but above all, be curious

Jun 01, 2024
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Colonoscopy Near Time of Joint Replacement Doesn't Increase Infection Risk

However, several comorbidities, male sex may play a role

May 07, 2024
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Study: Skinny-Leg Runners Face Higher Rates of Knee Arthritis

Questions about risks from weight-bearing activities may now be settled

Apr 30, 2024
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Think Twice Before Excising Bursa in Shoulder Surgery

Might doing so actually worsen outcomes?

Apr 24, 2024
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Hands-On Treatment May Help in Knee Osteoarthritis

And patients can administer it themselves

Apr 22, 2024
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Make the Diagnosis: A Martial Arts Misstep: What’s the Damage?

An 11-year-old boy presented to the emergency room due to an injury that occurred earlier that day. Can you diagnose the patient?

Apr 11, 2024
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Opinion
Who Really 'Died Suddenly'? Anabolic Steroid Users.

A new study sheds light on the risks

Mar 21, 2024
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Day in the Life of an Orthopedic Surgeon

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the practice of YouTuber and physician Antonio Webb, MD

Mar 21, 2024
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Returns From Tommy John Surgery Are Common, but Recovery Can Bring Grief, Isolation

More than 2,200 professionals have undergone the surgery since its introduction 50 years ago

Mar 13, 2024
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Multimodal Pre-Op Program Aids Knee Replacement Candidates

Patients feel better as they wait for surgery; a few find they no longer need it

Feb 29, 2024
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Biden 'Continues to Be Fit for Duty,' His Doctor Says

"Nothing different than last year," president says after undergoing annual physical

Feb 29, 2024
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Looking for Source of Knee Implant Failure? Biomarkers May Help

Blood or synovial fluid tests can help pinpoint what went wrong, studies suggest

Feb 16, 2024
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Rotator Cuff Tears: Take Surgeons' Word That MRI Is Needed

Most scans ordered at first visit showed pathology that physical therapy wouldn't fix

Feb 16, 2024
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Clear Opportunity to Identify Patients With Osteoporosis Commonly Missed

Hip surgeons could, but mostly don't, send at-risk patients for screening

Feb 15, 2024
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