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Orthopedic Surgery (INACTIVE)

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  • Mississippi man enters plea in post-Katrina attack

    Mississippi man enters plea in post-Katrina attack
    A Mississippi man who federal prosecutors say fired a shotgun at three black men in a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina pleaded not guilty Thursday to all five counts he faces. Roland Bourgeois Jr., 47, who is white, from Columbia,...
  • Pushing back on back surgery

    Pushing back on back surgery
    Three years ago, Amy Leyden took her 10-year-old son, Luke, on a vacation to Oregon. Her back hasn't been the same since. In a furious game of touch football, Leyden made a spectacular catch but landed flat on her back. That night, she slept on a friend'...
  • Knee Pain and the New OActive Knee Brace and BioniCare

    The OActive nee Brace and BioniCare® System from VQ OrthoCare is the first non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical treatment option for osteoarthritis of the knee. BioniCare treats the pain and symptoms caused by osteoarthritis of the knee by delivering a low-...
  • NFL will win in its bid to increase season to 18 games

    NFL will win in its bid to increase season to 18 games
    Listen to the players and their labor dispute with the NFL comes down to something no rational union in a thriving industry would accept: Work longer and get paid less. It's more complicated than that, of course, though there is some truth to the union...
  • Taryn Rose returns with new comfort fashion shoe lines

    Taryn Rose returns with new comfort fashion shoe lines
    Two years after selling her original namesake company, Taryn Rose is back in full force. The orthopedist/shoe designer, who made her name crafting fashion-forward designs that are as comfortable as they are pretty, has debuted a luxury line that is...
  • Are you sore or hurt?

    Are you sore or hurt?
    Maybe you've heard this one before: "No pain, no gain." When it comes to athletic training, sometimes that pain is not just well-earned soreness from a solid workout. Sometimes it's a genuine injury. How can an athlete — or someone who's just...
  • Newport News medics transform boy's life with surgeries

    Newport News medics transform boy's life with surgeries
    The devastating Haitian earthquake in January 2010 that destroyed countless lives came as a blessing in disguise for one little boy. Alexander Hernandez, now 2 years old, was born with crippling deformities in three limbs. His left hand was webbed, his...
  • An injured ACL isn't a death knell for athletes anymore

    An injured ACL isn't a death knell for athletes anymore
    Most athletic types would rather spend a month watching "Teletubbies" while reading Snooki's blog than suffer an injury. And when it comes to getting hurt, the knee is one of the worst things you can damage. The most commonly injured knee ligament is the...
  • A criminal mind — or is it?

    A criminal mind — or is it?
    The headline blares: "Elderly Chicago woman found dead, mutilated." Four fingers of her right hand had been severed. The prime suspect? The slain woman's best friend, Dr. Jennifer White, a recently retired orthopedic surgeon who is also her neighbor on...
  • Consumer Reports: Most medical implants have never been tested for safety

    Consumer Reports: Most medical implants have never been tested for safety
    You may think, if a doctor prescribes a medical treatment, it's been thoroughly tested.  For one type of treatment, however, you would be dead wrong.  A Consumer Reports' investigation found medical devices -- like defibrillators, joint replacements,...
  • Descanso Yogathon to raise funds for lung cancer group

    Most people selectively remain in the dark about lung cancer until, by a twist of fate, they are forced to learn. For Stephanie Gatschet, that moment came in 2006, when her mother and best friend, Nancy, was diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer. “...
  • Hospitals use technology to cut ER wait times

    Hospitals use technology to cut ER wait times
    Time — as in hours spent writhing in pain, drawing labored breaths or trying to soothe a fevered child — is the latest front in the competitive battle among area hospitals. Given the notoriously long waits in the nation's emergency rooms,...