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A broken back doesn't have to mean the end of an active lifestyle, especially if you find a good surgeon! Congrats to Dr. Hoon Choi and his team for this successful case. Article and photo from WBAY.com
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As we gear up for #NASS2019 next week in Chicago, see what 10 spine surgeons have to say about healthcare trends they find alarming. Article by Becker's Spine Review. Image by kalhh from Pixabay.
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This article by Orthopedics Today discusses some of the when, why and how of using orthobiologics for fracture repair, as well as the need for standards.
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Cloud-connected cameras collect biomechanical data from athletes to revolutionize the prediction of sport performance and future injuries. Learn more in this article by Microsoft.
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"If we are to positively impact physician mental health, resilience will not be the answer...Yoga, mindfulness, and meditation can help, but only so much." Check out the full article from Medscape.
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This Medscape article looks at the current issues and practices for hip fractures.
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FractureMan is here! 

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It's time for ASSH 2019! Come say hello to us in booth 703!
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2019-09-02
Welcome Home Dr. Fractureman!
2019-08-31
New data could help reduce the use of post-operative opioids. Learn more in this article by Orthopedics This Week.
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FractureMan debuts next week!
2019-08-29

We are one month away from NASS 2019! Check out this preview video for some of the great opportunities they'll have available. We are excited to see you there in booth 2135!
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Medscape's 2019 National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide report was released in January, but with your busy schedule, you might have missed it. Does their data align with your experience? Click the image to link to the full report.
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Welcome Home Dr. Fractureman!
2019-08-21
Introducing FractureMan©, a new comic coming soon to OrthoAxis! We are excited to reveal Dr. Fractureman and look forward to sharing his adventures with you at: www.doortoaxis.com
#fractureman
A new study looks at training methods to prepare residents for the OR. Learn about their findings in this article by Orthopedics This Week.
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AOFAS 2019 is in 1 Month!
2019-08-14
We are one month away from #AOFAS2019! We are gearing up to be there in booth 938 in the Exhibit Hall. Hope to see you there!
Why is it important to be culturally competent in your orthopedic practice? This article in Orthopedics Today by Anthony A. Romeo, MD offers some answers. Photo by: rawpixel.com
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A recent study looks at multiple factors to put a cost on physician burnout. Learn more in this article by NPR.
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Medscape released their 2019 Residents Lifestyle & Happiness Report. Check out the data by clicking the picture above.
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Dr. Kevin J. Bozic, a joint surgeon from Austin, Texas, takes a turn as a patient for TKA. Learn more about his experience in this article by the AAOS.
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Great news for underserved children around the world with limb disabilities. Learn more in this article by Orthopedics This Week.
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Proposed changes to Medicare pay to clinicians, and price transparency. Read about it in this article by Medscape.
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The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society - AOFAS 2019 Annual Meeting is coming soon! September 12-15, Chicago. Click the banner to link to their YouTube video for more info. We hope to see you there!
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Are your high medical ethics being exploited by your employer? This article by The New York Times discusses why they might be.
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Are you treating pain, or facilitating addiction? It can be hard to tell. Medscape addresses the issue in this article.
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AAOS members visit Capitol Hill to discuss topics important to orthopedic surgeons. Article by AAOS.
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Want to avoid burnout? This article by Inc. suggests you go on vacation. Might seem simplistic, but it could make all the difference in the world.
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Adjustments to FDA opioid standards, and information that could help educate patients about kratom and DMSO usage. Article by Orthopedics This Week.
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"Results showed that those who received the laser therapy without any adjunctive treatment had a 49% reduction in pain post-treatment." Article by Medscape.
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Dealing with burnout? It's a possibility you will at some point in your medical career. This article from the American Medical Association (AMA) offers ideas from expert panelists to manage burnout.
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Learn how 3D printing could be a game changer for residents learning fracture fixation techniques in this article by Orthopedic Design & Technology.
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Interested in learning about the future of knee surgery? Dr Ian McDermott discusses the options for us in this article by Orthopaedic Product News.
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An older article, but still relevant to the challenges physicians face today. Article by Medical Economics. Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels
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New option now available in the US for certain discectomy patients with the Barricaid implant made by Intrinsic Theraputics Inc. Article by Orthopedics This Week.
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"Connected technologies are enabling manufacturers and researchers to develop orthopaedic prosthetics that can approximate the dexterity of human body parts." Read more in this Orthopaedic Product News article. 
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New regulation order aims to make medical procedures more shoppable and address surprise billing. What does that mean for you? Article by Orthopedics This Week.
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Wish you had more time to improve your surgical skills? This article highlights some innovative ways the Johnson & Johnson Institute is using technology to help train medical professionals around the world. 
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It will be here before we know it! Early bird registration discounts available through July 11th. Hope to see you there! 
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We are thrilled to welcome Foot Scientific as our newest company partner! Check out their Elevate Drop Foot Brace that can be used with almost any shoe.
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"Medical device investments skyrocketed in 2018, and these trends are continuing into 2019. The activity now will influence healthcare for the next decade."

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"OrthAlign’s technology provides surgeons with real-time access to information about the alignment and balance of implants, in the palm of their hands." 
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2019-05-20
What’s New in Foot and Ankle Surgery
 A summary of recent studies dealing with foot and ankle surgery.
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Hyalex Orthopedics raises funding for continued R&D of their synthetic cartilage. Learn more in this article by Orthopedics This Week.
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Check out this extensive guide on osteoarthritis. 
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Member registration is now open for the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting in Chicago! We'll be there, will you? #NASS2019#spinecare 
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Excellent education and excellent food, how can you go wrong?

Two exciting things are happening in Chicago this July, the ASSH Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Course and the Taste of Chicago!  

The Comprehensive Review Course delivers advanced review and updates on the latest research.  Perfect for recertification, the course covers:

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Pathology
  • Diagnostic methods
  • Treatment methods and more  

Registration includes:
  • Three-day program in Chicago
  • Downloadable syllabus
  • Downloadable full-screen PDF of the presentation slides (sent after the course)
The Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The delicious array of food is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family.

Join us in the exciting city of Chicago, July 12-14, for a top notch review and Chicago's quintessential summer event.
  Between the jam-packed program and the eats, sights and sounds around town, not a minute of your time will be wasted. 

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