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Have a conversation w/ family & friends about avoiding #DistractedWalking #DigitalDeadWalkers http://bit.ly/1NgAth9  
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Featured "Ask Us" of the week: I’m having a gout lump removed from my elbow. What should I expect? Dr. Harrison G. Tuttle w/ Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic weighs in. http://bit.ly/1CkGAFC
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Smashing through tennis injuries. A literature review published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) discusses ways to help recreational and professional tennis players minimize injury risks. Read more...http://bit.ly/1E9PBaO
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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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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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"Standing desk dilemma. Too much time on your feet?" Read @CBSNews article http://cbsn.ws/1MOjq2j 
If you're one of the people standing up to traditional office desk culture, you probably wonder if you're doing it the right way
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What you need to know about flexible flatfoot in children. http://bit.ly/1GoJuAn
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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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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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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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