Jon Hyman MD
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  • Epidemic of Pec tendon ruptures during CrossFit regionals

    Apparently, during the CrossFit regionals in the past couple of weeks, somewhere on the order of 25 men, including some elite athletes, either partially or completely tore their pectoralis major tendons. For essentially all of these athletes, that means the end of regional competition, possibly the end of the road to the 2017 CrossFit games, and in the worst cases, surgical repair and months of rehabilitation.

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  • ‘Cryotherapy’ freezing treatment may help heal injuries

    When patients are recovering from joint and tissue inflammation due to injury or subsequent surgery, ice therapy is often recommended. It can be very helpful. However extreme cold cryotherapy, though increasingly popular among celebrities and elite athletes, is not necessarily the answer.

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  • Advantages of Arthroscopic Surgery

    If you are considering joint repair and have heard about arthroscopy, learn about the advantages it offers. Candidates for knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle, foot, and hip surgeries may be best served through arthroscopy.

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  • Global $5 Billion Orthopedic Surgical Robots

    Surgeons who use robotic devices have better control over their instruments and an improved way of viewing the patient's surgical site. Robotic devices accounted for a market value of $222,000,000 among hip and knee surgeries globally, in 2015.

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  • Subspecialized Surgery Centers Better?

    Hospital operating rooms are very busy places. Data gathered from nationwide research indicate that 29% of hospital use is for OR procedures. A broad menu of surgeries, including , but not limited to, ophthalmic, genitourinary, cardiac, and gynecological occur there.

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