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Friday, September 18, 2009 General News J E 4
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Orthopaedic surgeons available to comment on fall prevention, treatment of wrist fractures and how best to prepare for or recover from surgery

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pope Benedict XVI's fractured wrist. Jill Biden's shoulder surgery. Various recent injuries sustained by the Boys of Summer. If you need an expert to discuss any of these timely topics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) can provide expert sources to comment on musculoskeletal injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Specifically, AAOS spokespersons could discuss the following topics:

Find injury-prevention and treatment options for any orthopaedic condition, as well at www.orthoinfo.org.

For more information or to schedule an interview with an expert spokesperson, call the media relations department at the AAOS at 847-384-4034.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:

With more than 35,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (www.aaos.org or www.orthoinfo.org) is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients and advances the highest quality musculoskeletal health. An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who treats the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.

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-- surgical options for broken wrists -- average recovery times for a fractured wrist in the elderly -- preparing for orthopaedic surgery -- shoulder surgery and rehabilitation options -- common shoulder concerns, ex. frozen shoulder, etc. -- falls prevention http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00135 -- innovations in orthopaedic medicine.

SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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