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Thomas Glenn – Hip replacement case study

Name: Thomas Glenn Age: 60 Profession: Engineer; manager for an international company Location: Originally from Canada; moved to UK in 2011 Summary Thomas’s hip had been gradually deteriorating over the

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10th Annual Bath Biomechanics Symposium

Hot topics, future research and a lively panel discussion were the order of the day at the annual Biomechanics Symposium at the University of Bath, says Tony Miles The Centre

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Bone growth repair in newborn mice could pave way for treatment strategies

A study published in Developmental Cell has revealed that a fractured arm bone in newborn mice can rapidly realign through a previously unknown mechanism involving bone growth and muscle contraction.

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Trends in the orthopaedic biomaterials market

According to a report by iData Research, the leading global authority in medical device market research, the US orthopaedic biomaterials market is expected to grow to nearly $3.88 billion by

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Hip replacement an excellent option for young juvenile arthritis patients

A new study by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) researchers in New York has shown that total hip replacement is a viable option for juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients whose joints

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Ligamentum teres injuries and hip arthroscopy

Ali Bajwa, William McClatchie and Richard Villar outline how hip arthroscopy has become a viable option for the treatment of ligamentum teres injuries. Interest in the role of the ligamentum

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REX Bionics: Robot-assisted physiotherapy benefits wheelchair-users

Rex Bionics plc, the UK-based provider of specialist, hands-on neurological physiotherapy and rehabilitation technology services, are pleased to announce the launch by PhysioFunction of the UK’s first robot-assisted physiotherapy service

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Medtronic announces global launch of titanium-coated Peek interbody fusion devices

Medtronic announces global launch of titanium-coated Peek interbody fusion devices Medtronic launched its Pure Titanium Coating (PTC) platform of interbody fusion devices, including polyetheretherketone (PEEK), for the spine at the

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Prompt medical care for a shoulder dislocation prevents repeat dislocations

Prompt and appropriate treatment of an acute dislocated shoulder can minimise risk for future dislocations as well as the effects of related bone, muscle and nerve injuries, according to a

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Bone paste could provide treatment for osteoporosis

A liquid bone tissue that could help regenerate weak and fragile bones in patients suffering from osteoporosis is being developed. As reported in The Telegraph, the paste is made up