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No reduction in fractures seen in falls prevention programmes prescribed to older people

Two population screen and treat programmes commonly prescribed to prevent older people falling have no impact on reducing fractures, researchers from the University of Warwick and University of Exeter have


New advancements in virtual care help BC patients better prep for surgery during the pandemic

Virtual care technology from Curatio and Cloud DX help boost patient engagement pre and post joint surgery laying the pathway for accelerated recovery times. Virtual visits with healthcare teams have


Declining COVID-19 impact improves orthopaedic procedures outlook for 2021 in Australia

The number of orthopaedic procedures performed in Australia are expected to decline in 2020 compared to 2019 due to the COVID-19. However, the outlook for 2021 seems to be improving


Younger knee replacement patients more likely to require reoperation

Knee replacement surgery, also known as total knee arthroplasty (TKA), is increasing among patients 65 and younger. One study projects a potential 183% increase in the number of TKA and


Surgeon in focus – Justin Barad

Dr. Justin Barad, is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon with a Bioengineering degree from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UCLA, where he graduated first in his class. He completed his


Knee OA guidance for clinicians simplified and streamlined

Researchers review the similarities and differences between OARSI and ESCEO 2019 guidelines for the management of knee OA and provide a narrative to help steer healthcare providers through the complexities


Olympus announces acquisition of FH ORTHO

Olympus Corporation recently announced that it has acquired FH ORTHO SAS, an international orthopaedic company headquartered in Heimsbrunn, France, following the close of a definitive agreement the two companies signed


New orthopaedic surgeon and award-winning editor joins popular Somerset hospital

Popular hospital Practice Plus Group Hospital Shepton Mallet (formerly Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre) has welcomed consultant orthopaedic surgeon Firas Arnaout to its team. Mr Arnaout’s appointment brings the total


Perfect Week restores health and mobility to 250 NHS patients

Practice Plus Group Hospital Ilford and the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospital Trust (BHRUHT) have carried out 250 orthopaedic procedures in one week in a programme designed to reduce


New London one-stop outpatient clinic marks future of orthopaedic healthcare

Orthopaedic service Total Orthopaedics celebrates the launch of its new London clinic on Queen Anne Street: a one-stop facility that aims to support patients from diagnosis through to recovery. On