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Exercise May Help Prevent Low Back Pain or Make It Less Severe Exercise May Help Prevent Low Back Pain or Make It Less Severe
People who exercise may lower their odds of developing low back pain or may reduce the intensity of back pain they do experience, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Bisphosphonates May Limit Fracture Risk in Users of Oral Glucocorticoids Bisphosphonates May Limit Fracture Risk in Users of Oral Glucocorticoids
Early oral bisphosphonate use is associated with a lower risk of fractures among oral-glucocorticoid users, researchers from Canada report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulations Plus Exercise Bolster ACL Reconstruction Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulations Plus Exercise Bolster ACL Reconstruction
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Little to No Placental Transfer of Certolizumab Pegol Little to No Placental Transfer of Certolizumab Pegol
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Ice Cube Therapy May Dilute Pain From Local Anesthetic Injections Ice Cube Therapy May Dilute Pain From Local Anesthetic Injections
Briefly applying an ice cube to the skin could diminish the pain associated with local anesthetic injections, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Working With Athletic Coaches: Tips for Success Working With Athletic Coaches: Tips for Success
Dr Mandelbaum describes what influenced him, first as a coach and then as a sports physician, and shares tips on how to be successful in the game.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news

Blood Test Predicts Fragility Fractures in Elderly Men Blood Test Predicts Fragility Fractures in Elderly Men
Serum levels of pentosidine and endogenous secretory receptor for advanced glycation end products (esRAGE) can be used to predict fragility fractures in elderly men, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Sleep-Related Problems After Concussion Worse in Females Than Males Sleep-Related Problems After Concussion Worse in Females Than Males
After a concussion, females have worse sleep-related outcomes than males, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Associations Between LBP and Muscle-Strengthening Activity Associations Between LBP and Muscle-Strengthening Activity
Could engaging in muscle-strengthening activity help reduce the risk of lower back pain?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Calf Muscle Strain Injuries in Sport Calf Muscle Strain Injuries in Sport
Which factors may predict the risk of future calf strain injury in athletes?British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

With Time, Shoe Inserts May Help Ease Plantar Heel Pain With Time, Shoe Inserts May Help Ease Plantar Heel Pain
It could take a little time for orthotic shoe inserts to help relieve plantar heel pain, but the prefabricated versions sold in drugstores may work just as well as more expensive custom alternatives, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

First Saudi Female Head of Sports Should Get Women Exercising First Saudi Female Head of Sports Should Get Women Exercising
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Do Older Women Who Use Bisphosphonates Need Fewer Knee Replacements? Do Older Women Who Use Bisphosphonates Need Fewer Knee Replacements?
The rate of knee replacement surgery among older women with knee osteoarthritis is lower in those who take bisphosphonates than in those who don't, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

UK Anti-trust Regulator Investigates S.Africa's Aspen Pharmacare UK Anti-trust Regulator Investigates S.Africa's Aspen Pharmacare
Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into Africa's biggest generic drug maker Aspen Pharmacare over alleged anticompetitive conduct in the supply of blood pressure and arthritis drugs, Aspen said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Portal-based Education Helps Curb Inappropriate MRIs for Low Back Pain Portal-based Education Helps Curb Inappropriate MRIs for Low Back Pain
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Opioid Substitute Tracks Brainwaves, Serves Dancing Potatoes Opioid Substitute Tracks Brainwaves, Serves Dancing Potatoes
A tablet system that distracts users with individually selected content can help patients in pain feel more comfortable.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Exercise Prevents Elderly Mobility Problems, and the More the Better Exercise Prevents Elderly Mobility Problems, and the More the Better
Less than an extra hour a week of moderate exercise can make a big difference in helping older adults stay mobile and reduce their risk of developing major mobility problems, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Some Youth Football Drills Raise Head-impact Risk More Than Others Some Youth Football Drills Raise Head-impact Risk More Than Others
Several youth football drills expose young athletes to head impacts more frequently and more roughly than others, according to a U.S. study that followed 10- and 11-year-old players for a full season.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How Residents Cope: Bingeing, Drinking, Sports, and Friends How Residents Cope: Bingeing, Drinking, Sports, and Friends
Overeating. Drinking. Antidepressants. These are a few of the coping mechanisms residents rely on to get through their stressful residencies. Are there any positive coping strategies?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Leg Injury Risk Goes Up in Previously Injured Athletes Leg Injury Risk Goes Up in Previously Injured Athletes
Athletes may be more likely to suffer leg injuries when they've had injuries in the past - even those involving other parts of the body, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Multiple Amputations, Pelvic Injuries Common With IEDs Multiple Amputations, Pelvic Injuries Common With IEDs
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Report Reveals High Level of Drug Use in Athletics Report Reveals High Level of Drug Use in Athletics
Over 30% of athletes who competed at the 2011 world championships admitted to having used banned substances in the past, according to a World Anti-Doping Agency-commissioned study released on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Brain Alterations Persist After Sports Concussion Medical Clearance Brain Alterations Persist After Sports Concussion Medical Clearance
Brain structure and function remain altered after medical clearance to return to play following a sport concussion, researchers from Canada report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Outpatient ACDF Associated With Fewer Complications Outpatient ACDF Associated With Fewer Complications
A new study found fewer postoperative complications in one- and two-level outpatient ACDF procedures compared with inpatient procedures.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

CAC Among Endurance Athletes:'Hearts of Stone'CAC Among Endurance Athletes:'Hearts of Stone '
Two new studies reveal that long-term endurance athletes demonstrate significantly higher CAC scores and calcific plaque burden than participants who exercise less. But what are the implications?Circulation (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Five Factors Predict Head and Neck Injuries in High-Impact Sports Five Factors Predict Head and Neck Injuries in High-Impact Sports
Self-reported concussion history and results of sensorimotor tests predict the risk of head and neck injuries among participants in high-impact collision sports, researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Walking and Biking May Lower Risk of Being Hospitalized With Sciatica Walking and Biking May Lower Risk of Being Hospitalized With Sciatica
Lifestyle factors like obesity and smoking are known to raise people ’ s risk of developing sciatica, but a new study finds that regular walking and biking may have an opposite, and just as powerful, effect.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Managing Pediatric Spinal Deformities and Complications Managing Pediatric Spinal Deformities and Complications
Dr Patrick Cahill offers his perspective on managing complications in pediatric spinal surgery and tells why pediatric surgery is such a gratifying field.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Doctors Frustrated That Electronic Records Steal Time From Patients Doctors Frustrated That Electronic Records Steal Time From Patients
Dr. Rebekah Gardner has to make a choice each time she sees a patient in her Rhode Island office: she can scroll computer screens and click boxes, or she can focus on the patient and take home the computer work.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sport Federations Could Do More to Promote Public Health Sport Federations Could Do More to Promote Public Health
Just 2 of 28 international sports federations focus on promoting physical activity as a way to reduce disease, according to a new study that surveyed organizations represented at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Orthostatic Hypotension in First Minute Best Predicts Adverse Outcomes Orthostatic Hypotension in First Minute Best Predicts Adverse Outcomes
Orthostatic hypotension measurements within one minute after standing are more strongly related to dizziness and long-term adverse outcomes than are measurements at other times, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Dehydration Impacts Blood Flow and Metabolism During Exercise Dehydration Impacts Blood Flow and Metabolism During Exercise
How are regional blood flow and metabolism affected by exercise-induced dehydration?Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

U.S. Senate Republicans Complain of Disarray in Healthcare Effort U.S. Senate Republicans Complain of Disarray in Healthcare Effort
U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medscape Survey: US Physicians' Top Hospital Picks for 2017 Medscape Survey: US Physicians' Top Hospital Picks for 2017
Having respected physician expertise, a good reputation among colleagues, availability of leading technology, and low error rates are key factors in doctors'pick of US top hospitals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Fracture Risk in Early Childhood Vitamin D and Fracture Risk in Early Childhood
Is there an association between serum vitamin D concentration and fracture risk among children younger than 6 years of age? What impact does vitamin D-fortified milk have on that risk?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Exercise Should Be Primary Approach to Shoulder Impingement Exercise Should Be Primary Approach to Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder-specific exercises should be prescribed for all patients with shoulder impingement syndrome, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis of 200 trials comparing conservative strategies to treat shoulder impingement.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Robot Wars: Knee Surgery Marks New Battleground for Companies Robot Wars: Knee Surgery Marks New Battleground for Companies
The world's top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

In Childhood, Height Velocity Outpaces Bone Mineral Gains In Childhood, Height Velocity Outpaces Bone Mineral Gains
During childhood, gains in height substantially outpace gains in bone mineral content (BMC), which could contribute to fracture risk, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Lower Risk of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients on Bisphosphonates Lower Risk of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients on Bisphosphonates
Patients with osteoarthritis who take bisphosphonates for their osteoporosis have a reduced risk of total knee arthroplasty, researchers from Taiwan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Active Older Adults Getting More Facial Fractures Active Older Adults Getting More Facial Fractures
A growing number of older U.S. adults are suffering facial fractures during recreational activities like biking, gardening and playing sports, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Male Hormones Improve Women ’ s Track and Field Performance Male Hormones Improve Women ’ s Track and Field Performance
Having higher than average levels of androgens - whether they occur naturally or by doping - can improve the performance of elite female track and field athletes, according to a new study of world championship competitors.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Soldiers Who Smoke May Be More Likely to Get Hurt During Training Soldiers Who Smoke May Be More Likely to Get Hurt During Training
Pulled muscles and broken bones are common during military training and even more common among soldiers who smoke, according to a review of past research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 29, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Fewer 40-Year-Olds Need Medical Clearance Before Exercise Fewer 40-Year-Olds Need Medical Clearance Before Exercise
The revised American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) preparticipation screening algorithm would require medical clearance before exercise in just over half of U.S. adults aged 40 and older, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Shortage of Pediatric Rheumatologists Tied to Delays in Lupus Care Shortage of Pediatric Rheumatologists Tied to Delays in Lupus Care
Some young children with lupus wait a year or more to be treated by a pediatric rheumatologist, researchers in New York City have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Bone Alterations in Young IBD Patients Tied to Increased Fracture Risk Bone Alterations in Young IBD Patients Tied to Increased Fracture Risk
Young people with inflammatory bowel disease show changes in trabecular and cortical bone volumetric density (vBMD) and bone microarchitecture that are independently associated with fracture, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Frameless Stereotaxic Surgery Can Go Off Course, FDA Warns Frameless Stereotaxic Surgery Can Go Off Course, FDA Warns
Surgeons using frameless stereotaxic navigation systems need to address accuracy problems with this technology that have led to serious injuries and death, the agency said.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Knee Surgery Rates Soaring Among Teen Girls Knee Surgery Rates Soaring Among Teen Girls
A growing number of U.S. athletes are having surgery to repair torn knee ligaments, and a new study suggests injury rates are highest and rising fastest among teenage girls.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Medical Costs of Bike Crashes on the Rise Medical Costs of Bike Crashes on the Rise
Over the last two decades, the number of people injured in bicycle accidents in the U.S. has been rising and the cost of each crash has also gone up, according to a recent study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Tight RA Control Via Tele-health Noninferior to Conventional Clinic Visits Tight RA Control Via Tele-health Noninferior to Conventional Clinic Visits
Tele-health follow-up based on patient-reported outcome (PRO) is noninferior to conventional outpatient care for tight control of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with low disease activity or remission, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Patients Prefer Interacting Leads in Neuromodulation for Back, Leg Pain Patients Prefer Interacting Leads in Neuromodulation for Back, Leg Pain
Patients implanted with a neuromodulation device that relieves lower-back and leg pain seem to prefer leads that interact, rather than the more common configuration of leads that act independently, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news