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Cartiva implant reduces toe pain, improves motion

Surgery to put Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implants in the large joints of my big toes has reduced pain and restored motion and function.

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Breakthrough Kidney Matching Program to Save Hundreds More Lives

What happens when Good Samaritan donors and a new high-tech computer algorithm get together in a breakthrough kidney matching program? Hundreds more lives can be saved in the ultimate pay-it-forward plan. A Good Samaritan donor is someone who donates a kidney to a stranger; perhaps because he or she wants to help someone they know, […]

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Advances in Knee Replacement Surgery for Active Boomers

Meeting the demand with 30-year knee implants and new surgical techniques “The majority of people coming into my office for knee replacement surgery are in their 50s,” says Steven Haas MD, Chief of Knee Surgery and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. This is a big shift in […]

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Surgical Treatment for Migraines

Migraine surgery techniques show significant and lasting improvement More than 30,000,000 Americans (18% of females and 6% of males) suffer from migraine headaches that often seriously interfere with their lives, and current medication therapies only help about one-third of sufferers. Now, a recent 5- year study shows that innovative craniofacial surgery can offer a significantly […]

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The Benefits of Arthroscopy for Hip Surgery

It will be interesting to see how U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay fares at the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games. Based on his 100m race win at the London Grand Prix last Friday, it looks like he has recovered well from hip surgery last summer and is ready to challenge his key rivals. I wrote this […]

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