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New treatment for osteoporosis provides better protection against fractures

A new treatment for osteoporosis provides major improvements in bone density and more effective protection against fractures than the current standard treatment. These are the findings of a study published

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UGG boots leading to increase in knee problems

With winter upon us, consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in sports injuries and knees, Ian McDermott, warns of potential harm when wearing certain shoes, including the popular UGG boot. The iconic

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High risk of injury in young, female elite athletes

Every week, an average of three in every ten adolescent elite athletes suffer an injury. Worst affected are young women, and the risk of injury increases with low self-esteem, especially

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Retired professional footballers at higher risk of developing knee osteoarthritis

Retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed.

EVENTS

30 May – 1 June 2018; 19th EFORT Annual Congress, Spain

Welcome note from the EFORT President Dear Participants, On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Science Committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 19th EFORT Congress

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18 May 2018; London Shoulder Meeting 2018, London

Overview Meeting convenors: Mr Carlos Cobiella, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals Mr Henry Colaço, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Hampshire County Hospital Mr Jae Rhee, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess

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9–12 May 2018; 18th ESSKA Congress 2018, Glasgow

Focus of the ESSKA programme includes: Best clinical practice in arthroscopic joint surgery, knee surgery and sports traumatology with special focus on the translational science in these fields Patient care through team work

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20–21 March 2018; BASK 2018, Leicester

BASK Annual Spring Meeting The BASK 2018 annual meeting is being organised and details will be published and updated on this page as they become available. All general enquiries to Hazel

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16–17 March 2018; European Spine Journal: Meet the Expert 2018, Spain

Message from the European Spine Journal Editor: Dear Colleagues and Friends, The promotion of quality management is essential. Treatment outcome assessment, research outcomes, guidelines, best papers and best practices are

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14–16 March 2018; British Hip Society Annual Meeting 2018, Derby, UK

British Hip Society 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting – Derby The British Hip Society (BHS) is a Specialist Society allied to our Professional organisation – the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA). The