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Upper Valley Orthopaedics
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Medical Articles

Upper Valley Orthopedics – 60 Years Of Combined Orthopedic Expertise
Source: Go Idaho

Whether the patient is a teenage basketball player with a torn ACL or a 76-year old grandmother needing a hip replacement, orthopedic surgeons Michael Larson, Kevin Lee, and Travis Torngren know that most people just want to get back to the life they had before experiencing joint pain.

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable
Source: Medical Xpress

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Non-healing tissue from diabetic foot ulcers reprogrammed as pluripotent stem cells
Source: Medical Xpress

Researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, led by Jonathan Garlick, have established for the first time that skin cells from diabetic foot ulcers can be reprogrammed to acquire properties of embryonic-like cells. These induced pluripotent stem cells might someday be used to treat chronic wounds. The study is published online in advance of print in Cellular Reprogramming.

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