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Hand & Wrist Volleyball Related Injuries – what you need to know. Dr. Korsh Jafarnia weighs in http://bit.ly/1zmLTCY  
Like any contact sport, volleyball can be the cause of a number of sports related injuries. With the strategic serves, spikes and setups, it’s not surprising that most volleyball injuries involve the hand, wrist and fingers. While some injuries come … Continue reading →
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Are you at risk for an ingrown toenail? Learn more about the risk factors. http://bit.ly/1BjY7mK
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Dr. Thomas Youm joins HuffPost Live to discuss new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on the significance of seeking immediate medical attention for a dislocated shoulder in order to reduce future complications. http://bit.ly/1EZAVsh
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Wanted: Smart girls for male-dominated medical fields http://on.freep.com/1AJlpN7
Fake bones and power tools teach metro Detroit girls about options in medical fields dominated by men.
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Are you the turkey carver this #Thanksgiving?@lsbenson1 shares tips #PreventInjuriesAmerica http://bit.ly/1uFrcVt
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How do you know if you need surgery? A panel of orthopaedic experts answer FAQs http://bit.ly/1xzOiMF #KneeReplacement The New York Times (4 photos)
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Read about this new fad and the reasons why you should never try it. ‪#‎SnowDiving‬ ‪#‎PreventInjuriesAmerica‬ http://bit.ly/1CPfkzC
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Is knee pain getting in the way of your new year weight loss goals? Time to break the cycle. Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin w/ Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital weighs in. httpa//bit.ly/1DCx8jA:::http://bit.ly/1DCx8jA
Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin gives advice on the vicious cycle of knee pain in the weight loss process. Learn how to break the cycle at A Nation in Motion.
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Your orthopaedic surgeon wants you to quit smoking and here's why! Read new Ortho-pinion by Dr. John Erickson w/ Raleigh Hand Center http://bit.ly/1CLr7Au
Most people are aware of the harm that smoking causes to the heart and lungs. Fifty years ago the U.S. Surgeon General released the landmark report linking tobacco use and lung cancer and cardiovascular disease. Since then, cardiologists, pulmonologists, and … Continue reading →
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Are you familiar with biofeedback? The National Institutes of Health has approved biofeedback as a complementary treatment for chronic pain and insomnia. In addition, biofeedback is used in many health care disciplines and may be helpful in treating the following http://bit.ly/1weVzPt
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The holidays are around the corner. Don’t let #backpain slow you down. Consider these 5 tips http://bit.ly/14Yz2j8
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The countdown is on! Deadline to enter the #DecidetoDrive contest is Nov 16.  http://bit.ly/11XdqCi 
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.

The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Founded by the Academy Board of Directors in 1997, the Association engages in health policy and advocacy activities on behalf of musculoskeletal patients and the profession of orthopaedic surgery.


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