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OrthAlign announces launch of HipAlign application for surgical navigation in total hip arthroplasty

For nearly a decade, OrthAlign has been a provider of smart-technologies powering total knee arthroplasty. The company has been laser-focused on designing devices and software that are simple to use,


Multicenter observational study for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the thumb

Promotional feature A summary of results from a prospective post-market observational study for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the thumb [1] using Actimove® Rhizo Forte thumb orthosis Background Osteoarthritis (OA)


Invitation to ArthrexLive Foot & Ankle Symposium 2019, Lords Cricket Ground, London, Friday October 4

Promotional feature In 2018, the Arthrex UK team hosted two ArthrexLive Foot & Ankle Symposiums in Hampshire and Manchester.  After a great response from this first year of foot &


High postural sway doubles older women’s fracture risk

Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. Women with


Recreating embryonic conditions at break sites can help bones heal faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania have developed a unique technique that uses stem cells and flexible implantable bone-stabilising plates to help speed


Helping the body’s ability to grow bone

For the first time, scientists have been able to study how well synthetic bone grafts stand up to the rigours and ‘strains’ of life, and how quickly they help bone


12-17 January 2020, Oswestry Intensive Course in Basic Science in Orthopaedics 2020; Oswestry

This popular Intensive Course covers all the topics required for the basic science examination. It is for orthopaedic trainees who are seeking a strong foundation in basic orthopaedic sciences and for


20-21 January 2020, The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course; Leeds

As part of the Medical Engineering postgraduate programme provision, the Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering is offering a specialist course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics. The course aims to give delegates an


10-13 September 2019, BOA Annual Congress; Liverpool

The BOA Annual Congress 2019 will take place at the ACC Liverpool from 10th-13th September. Liverpool is a city of culture, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for its friendly people.


Young athletes may need one-year break from sport after knee surgery

After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year’s rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that