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  • Routine gait analysis may be a helpful guide for post-TKA rehabilitation

    Source: Healio

    Many patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty did not experience improvement in their gait relative to preoperative patients by 12 months postoperatively; however, use of routine gait analysis was helpful for guiding patients' postoperative rehabilitation and may be useful for developing strategies for mobility improvement, according to researchers' findings.

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  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

    Source: ICJR

    Orthopaedic surgeons have become increasingly interested in the use of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty to manage massive rotator cuff tears. This has been due to the success we have had with the procedure as the rate of complications decreased, thanks to the significant knowledge we have gained over the course of the past 10 years of using the reverse prosthesis.

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  • Panel discusses epidemic of youth sports injuries, role of prevention programs

    Source: Healio

    A control system that incorporated electrical signals generated during muscle contractions and gait information resulted in improved real-time control of a powered prosthetic leg for different modes of walking (such as on level ground or descending stairs), according to a study in the June 9 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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  • Why treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes is so difficult

    Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine.

    “The results of treatment are not as predictable as the patient, family, trainer, coach and doctor would like to think,” according to an article in the journal Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America.

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Douglas Clinic - Thunder Basin Orthopaedics-Sports MedicineDouglas Clinic
808 Riverbend Drive
Douglas, WY 82633
Tel: (307) 358-6200
Gillette linic - Thunder Basin Orthopaedics-Sports MedicineGillette Clinic
2901 Powder Basin Ave
Gillette, WY 82718
Tel: (307) 682-6222
Casper Clinic - Thunder Basin Orthopaedics-Sports MedicineCasper Clinic
6600 E. 2nd Street
Casper, WY 82609
Tel: (307) 358-6200
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