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Major risk of injury for recreational runners

Almost half of all recreational runners incur injuries, mostly relating to knees, calves or Achilles tendons, and the level of risk is equally high whatever your age, gender or running


New bone health accreditation scheme launches

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has officially launched a new Bone Health Accreditation Scheme. A wide range of products and services including foods, beverages, supplements and living aids will now


Researcher in focus – Anne-Sophie Blau

Anne-Sophie Blau is an engineer with 15 years of experience in the nuclear industry and then medical devices. She is a research and development project manager in Zimmer Biomet Robotics,


3-6 November 2021, Global Spine Congress; Paris

AO Spine’s annual meeting, the Global Spine Congress (GSC) is a leading world class spine congress gathering thousands of spine surgeons.  GSC is a fantastic opportunity to gather information and


Scientists use nanotechnology to detect bone-healing stem cells

Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new way of using nanomaterials to identify and enrich skeletal stem cells – a discovery that could eventually lead to new


RSIP Vision unveils robust metal implant and anatomical segmentation tool, for improved planning of specialised orthopaedic procedures including revision arthroplasty

RSIP Vision recently unveiled an advanced joint segmentation tool for detailed, non-invasive planning of revision arthroplasty and other orthopaedic procedures for patients with pre-existing metal implants. This AI-based software module enables quick


LimaCorporate to open the first provider-based design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions

 LimaCorporate and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently announced the opening of the first provider-based  design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions. Known as the ProMade PoC (Point


Prosthetic tech firm lands $2.7 million in funding

Biomedical startup Adapttech announced recently that it has raised $2.7 million in a new venture capital funding round. The round was supported by existing investors including the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early


Surgeon in Focus – Mr Ali Noorani

Mr Ali Noorani is a leading orthopaedic consultant specialising in shoulders and elbows at the Upper Limb Service (Shoulder & Elbow) at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital  and


Total knee replacement is a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Taking into consideration costs of forgoing versus pursuing total knee replacement, researchers found that across older and younger age groups, TKR is a cost-effective treatment for these patients. Knee osteoarthritis