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A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.
According to a new study, the type of procedure used to treat shoulder calcifications should be tailored to the type of calcification. The results of the study will help interventional radiologists determine whether to use one or two needles for an ultrasound-guided treatment for a common condition called rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy.
The treatment of rotator cuff tears has evolved dramatically over the past several years. Rotator cuff repair techniques have improved significantly in past several years with gradual transition to more arthroscopic repairs. This half-day program will focus on the most up-to-date information on the treatment of rotator cuffs from the basic science, clinical assessment, and surgical options, to post-op rehabilitation and outcomes.
This program will address the biologic approach to the treatment of cartilage injuries, using marrow stimulation techniques, osteochondral grafting and cell-based repair methods to fill symptomatic defects.
Combat sports such as mixed martial arts (MMA) has garnered a large following in recent years. Fight Medicine is a full-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) course that will focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries in combat athletes, such as boxers and mixed martial artists.