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  • Return to Work After Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Patients 55 Years and Younger at Average 5-Year Follow-up

    As the number of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasties performed on younger patients continues to grow, return to work after surgery becomes increasingly important. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty to return patients 55 years or younger to work postoperatively.

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  • Flexion Therapeutics Announces FDA Approval of Zilretta™ (triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension) for Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee Pain Nasdaq:FLXN

    There is a newly FDA approved, non-opioid drug on the market for those who suffer with osteoarthritic knee pain. Researchers and scientists are hailing its arrival as a non-surgical advancement in the struggle to relieve a growing number of patients, both old and young, from the debilitating effects of chronic knee pain.

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  • Probiotics May Ease Constipation

    Although unable to recommend a specific probiotic, Dr. Allan Walker, of Harvard Medical's Division of Nutrition agrees that probiotics may help patients deal with constipation and other health problems. While more research is warranted, select studies have shown that having an unbalanced "leaky" gut full of "bad" bacteria can be improved by ingesting "good" bacteria from cultured foods or probiotics

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  • First Synthetic Cartilage Implant Approved by FDA

    Orthopaedic doctors have a valuable tool in their surgical tool box for those who suffer with big toe arthritic joint pain. Since August 2016, when the FDA approved the Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant, surgery patients receiving the implant report relief from pain and restored mobility. Although synthetic cartilage implants have been successfully used in Canada and the United Kingdom since 2002, their availability in the US has been lagging.

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  • Winter Olympics Brains

    Our former patient, American bobsledder and Olympic medalist, Elana Meyers Taylor will be helping athletes long after this year’s Winter Olympics is over. She’s donating her brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Ms. Myers Taylor has suffered many concussions and other body traumas in the past. Fortunately for the bobsled team she pilots, past joint injuries will hopefully not be an issue for her in this year’s competition. It’s inspiring to see her leadership in promoting wellness for other competitors as well.

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