Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News & Information


Updated: April 11, 2014

Balance training is essential for osteoporosis patients.

Scientists discuss exercise and orthopaedic fracture of the spine in osteoporosis patients

Researchers issued several recommendations that are relevant to osteoporosis patients, especially those who have experienced or are at risk of spinal fractures.

Full article



Broken ankles may be a risk factor for future fragility fractures.

Orthopaedic fracture of the ankles could indicate low bone strength


A history of broken ankles should be considered a warning sign of future fractures... [ more ]

Orthopaedic fractures may heal more slowly among smokers than non-smokers.

Orthopaedic fractures may heal more slowly in smokers


A smoker who suffers an orthopaedic fracture may heal more slowly than a non-smoker... [ more ]


Various factors can determine the time needed to recover from ankle surgery.

Study describes factors that affect recovery from orthopaedic surgery on the ankle


Researchers conducted a study and discovered that several traits are associated with longer recovery times from ankle surgery... [ more ]

The rate of return to pitching among athletes who have Tommy John surgery is high.

Study: Tommy John surgery is associated with high rate of pitchers' return


A new study suggests that the rate of return to pitching for athletes who undergo Tommy John surgery is high... [ more ]


Additional Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine news & articles:

See more...


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.