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Autologous osteoblast injection hastens fracture healing

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An injection of autologous cultured osteoblasts can accelerate the healing of long-bone fractures, according to a report in the February 12th online issue of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. “While fractures generally will eventually heal, bone union can frequently be...

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New technique may improve prosthetic function in arm amputees

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A technique called targeted muscle innervation is a feasible means of controlling complex prosthetic movements in arm amputees, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association for February 11th. With targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), nerves that...

Correcting knee pain in a young female patient

Rotational Osteotomy of the femur and tibia

DMC Orthopedic Specialist Dr. Robert Teitge repairs a young patient’s irregular, "twisted" bone development using a unique procedure. ~ Detroit Medical Center Robert Teitge, M.D. Sponsored by Detroit Medical...