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Aston University scientists find mechanical stimulation could prevent falls and strengthen muscles

Mechanical vibrations could help improve our muscles and our balance control, according to research at Aston University. Researchers in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have examined the effect

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London’s Chase Farm Hospital pioneers new approach to hip and knee surgery

A patient who was able to go home within hours of having a knee replacement has praised the ‘fantastic’ team that have pioneered a new approached to orthopaedic surgery at

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AAOS updates Clinical Practice Guideline for Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Updated guideline from AAOS offers the latest in evidence-based research to improve surgical success and reduce complications and postoperative pain The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) issued an update to

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Orthopaedic Medical Group of Tampa Bay welcomes Nick Sexton

Orthopaedic Medical Group of Tampa Bay (OMG) have announced the addition of Dr. Nick Sexton, orthopaedic surgeon, to their practice. Dr. Sexton, a Missouri native, comes to Orthopaedic Medical Group

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Hunterian Museum to reopen at Royal College of Surgeons of England in March 2023 after five-year closure

The Hunterian Museum, named after the 18th century surgeon and anatomist, John Hunter (1728-1793), will reopen in March 2023 following a five-year redevelopment of the Royal College of Surgeons of

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Study shows older knee replacements as good as newer models

A new study published in the journal BMJ Open compares the effectiveness of two established knee replacements. Eighty osteoarthritis patients, who received total knee replacements in 2018 and 2019, took

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HKBU develops new aptamer drug for bone anabolic therapies

A research team led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has identified a molecular target for bone anabolic therapies using a selected aptamer that serves as an inhibitor of sclerostin,

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Biocomposites announces year of record sales and company growth

Biocomposites were the winner of two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in Innovation and International Trade and saw their highest year-on-year sales growth in the company’s 25-year history Biocomposites, a medical devices

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Some of the ‘new’ sports linked to highest athlete injury rates at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

BMX freestyle, karate, and skateboarding competitors among those at highest risk, but overall injury rate across all sports/disciplines comparable with previous Olympic Games Several new sports and disciplines introduced at

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NHS funds first osseointegration surgery at St George Hospital

The first National Health Service (NHS) funded osseointegration surgery, using a revolutionary Osseointegration Prosthetic Limb (OPL) implant, was performed at St George Hospital in late November. The surgery involves inserting