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  • 8 Pearls for Surgical Repair of a Torn Meniscus

    Why repair a torn meniscus? Because it’s an important structure for load dispersion, shock absorption, and load transmission through the knee. When non-operative management fails to relieve symptoms, surgery is performed to help reduce pain and improve function. Below are Dr. Godin’s 8 pearls for meniscus repair.

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  • IT Band Stretches and Treatments to Relieve Knee and Hip Pain

    IT band syndrome is a common overuse injury that sidelines even the hardiest endurance athletes. The pain it brings can turn simple steps into an achy shuffle. Targeted stretching and exercises can help ease or even prevent IT band syndrome by improving your flexibility and strengthening key muscles.

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  • Modular Junction Fracture of a Revision Femoral Stem

    A 60-year–old male patient presents with thigh pain and an inability to ambulate 2 years following a revision total hip arthroplasty with a modular tapered fluted titanium stem. What are the best treatment options for his reconstruction?

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  • New study pinpoints two separate mutation near GDF5 gene for osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia

    The report details regulatory variants found near a gene, which plays a crucial role joint formation called GDF5. The study pinpoints two separate mutations near the gene, one that can cause knee osteoarthritis in older adults and another that can cause hip dysplasia in babies.

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  • Knee Pain: How to Prevent It

    More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain affects approximately one quarter of adults, and its prevalence has increased almost 65% over the past 20 years. Pain in the knees accounts for nearly four million primary care visits a year. A little prevention now can save considerable pain later.

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  • Hospital for Special Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons