Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News & Information


Updated: April 23, 2014

UK study highlights evidence that links gout to family genetics

UK study highlights evidence that links gout to family genetics

Historically labeled as "the king of diseases and the disease of kings," gout has long been associated with lifestyle choices that can contribute to its development.

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Collegiate sports injuries can follow athletes into middle age.

Elite college athletes may struggle to stay active later in life


Research has suggested that the consequences of collegiate sports injuries are not limited to the athletic season and can have repercussions for years... [ more ]

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 ]


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... [ 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 ]


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