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AMBULATORY SURGERY: EXPERIENCE BANDGRIP AT THE ASCA 2019 IN NASHVILLE

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) is a key supporter of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) across the country and throughout the world. The association’s annual event remains the ...

Understanding Traumatic Injury and the Golden Hour

Traumatic injury has become a major public health problem. In the United States, these injuries add up to over 150,000 deaths and over three million non-fatal injuries per year. Trauma injuries are ...

Turf Toe: Treatment, Surgery, and Recovery

Your big toes play a big role in your life. They allow you to walk and run faster, help maintain your overall balance, and can bear twice as much weight as all your other toes combined. So when a big ...

10 Questions to Answer Before Considering Surgery

“You’re going to need surgery.” Hearing those words can be a frightening experience for many patients. Whether it’s your first time in the operating room or the latest in a series of procedures, it ...

What to expect during emergency surgery

While many people have time to prepare for surgery, learning about the procedure and discussing options with their physician, there are other times in which emergency surgery must be performed ...

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young Adults?

We never really know when our time will come, but for Americans between the ages of 1 and 45, statistics show that injuries are most likely to be the cause of death, regardless of race or economic ...

6 Popular Extreme Sports and Common Injuries

High speeds. Tall heights. Real danger. All three are elements of various extreme sports, a branch of sports that has taken off in the past few decades; today, there are over 100 types of extreme ...

Hip Pain Prevention and Treatment for Golfers

You’ve heard of tennis elbow; how about golfer’s hip? Just as your elbow plays an important role in tennis, so do your hips in the game of golf. Think about the swing: when you address the ball, you ...

Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatments of Sciatica

There are over 100 billion nerves in the human body, but by far the longest and thickest is the sciatic nerve. It runs from the lower back through the buttocks and thighs, right down to the feet. ...

Rotator Cuff Injury: Causes, Symptoms, and Surgeries

A group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, the rotator cuff keeps the ball of your upper arm bone inside your shoulder socket. As such, it plays an important part in helping to ...

How Surgery for Hip Fracture Can Improve Quality of Life

More than 300,000 people in the United States suffer hip fractures every year, most of them over the age of 65. A hip fracture occurs when the upper quarter of the femur suffers a break. These ...

Make Plans to Attend the AAOS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas

Have you made plans to attend the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in Las Vegas? The event will be held at the Venetian/Sands Expo March 12-16, with exhibits being ...