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Research & Education


Researchers from Melbourne found that despite previous notions, cartilage actually actively helps destroy and reshape bones and joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Researchers discover cartilage contributes to rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers from Melbourne found that, despite previous beliefs, cartilage actually actively helps destroy and reshape bones and joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis... [ more ]


» Researchers uncover findings about the development of arthritis

» Baby boomers keep active, but without passion

» Researchers compare the nutrients beneficial for bone health

» Researchers discover way to predict hip fractures in women


   

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine


New developments in sports medicine found tossing a ball may be more beneficial than people think.

Researchers discover sports and physical activity may fight depression

New developments in sports medicine found tossing a ball may be more beneficial than people think... [ more ]


» Researchers say weather is not to blame for low back pain

» Research finds weak core in pro baseball pitchers leads to more absences

» Concussion or a neck injury? Researchers say the line is unclear

» Young patients present more minor than major complications from knee arthroscopy



Total Joint Replacements


Researchers discovered that patients who have a large number of comorbidities prior to total hip arthroplasty surgery are more likely to be readmitted later on.

Study reveals more comorbidities lead to greater readmission risk for THA

Researchers from Northwestern University discovered that patients who have a large number of comorbidities prior to total hip arthroplasty surgery are more likely to be readmitted later on... [ more ]


» Living life after total hip replacement

» Weight loss impacts the long-term effects of joint replacement surgery

» Changes in weight impact effectiveness of total joint replacements

» Cholesterol lowering drugs may help prevent clots after total joint replacement surgery


   

Injury Prevention


Survey data recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine stated that youth baseball pitchers should take proper measures to rest fatigued arms.

Fatigue-related injury poses biggest risk for youth baseball pitchers

Survey data recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine stated that youth baseball pitchers should take proper measures to rest fatigued arms... [ more ]


» New soccer injury prevention book educates, raises awareness

» New screening test to help identify EMTP

» New guidelines will help doctors treat female athlete triad

» Unbalanced protein consumption leads to decreased muscle mass



Andrews Institute Foundation


Star quarterback ends college career with knee injury

NFL's Adrian Peterson makes speedy recovery into most productive year yet

Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, sustained a gruesome tackle on Christmas Eve 2011 that left him with injuries to both his medical cruciate ligament and anterior cruciate ligament... [ more ]


» New physician joins staff at the Andrews Institute

» Browns' rookie gets back in the game after knee surgery

» Free assessments benefit student athletes

» The Eagle Fund of the Andrews Institute Foundation supports America's wounded soldiers


   

Featured Articles


photo: gardener''s hands cutting the stems of plants

Hands-on Treatment: Hand specialists on common injuries, arthritis and preventive care

Orthopaedic hand specialists Barry S. Callahan, M.D., Alexander C. Coleman, M.D., and Steven C. Kronlage, M.D., answer questions regarding treatment for common causes of hand pain... [ more ]


» Foot and Ankle Specialty Continues to Evolve: Q&A with Daniel E. Murawski, M.D.

» Simple Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries in the New Year

» Dry Needling Can Help Treat A Variety Of Orthopaedic Problems

» Technology Leads to Promising Outcomes for Neurosurgery


 
 
 
 
 

Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

An affiliate of Baptist Health Care, the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s mission is to provide the best medical care for the musculoskeletal system through orthopaedics and sports medicine, utilizing innovative clinical and surgical technologies, and to improve patient care through research and education, emphasizing prevention. Legal info.