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Hip Fracture Pain Management

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to the best way to manage pain due to hip fracture, data are sparse but nerve blockade may have the edge over other modalities, a Canadian group reports. Pain control is an integral part of hip fracture...

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Calcium deposits in rotator cuff can be removed arthroscopically

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) — Arthroscopic removal of calcium deposits in the rotator cuff can be a safe and effective treatment over the long term, but should only be considered after non-operative methods fail, according to a new study. The...

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Neuromuscular electrical stimulation device improves ACL rehab

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Recovery is faster after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction when standard rehabilitation is enhanced with neuromuscular electrical stimulation delivered by an integrated thigh-sleeve device, a German study...