According to the 2015 Medscape Physician Compensation Report, the top three earners among medical specialists this year are orthopaedists ($421,000 average annual compensation for patient
Month: April 2015
Every month, JBJS publishes a Specialty Update—a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies published in the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 13 subspecialties.
Head-neck modularity in total hip arthroplasty (THA) components confers several advantages, including intraoperative flexibility and precision that allow surgeons to adjust leg length and femoral
Golf enthusiasts endlessly debate club design and selection when approaching standard situations on the course. For example, for a shot to a large green from
The statistics about osteoporosis and associated fragility fractures are sobering: One-quarter of adults living in the US currently have osteoporosis or low bone density. Twenty-four
Among the topics that consistently stimulate debate among orthopaedic surgeons is the treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture. The central question is typically, “Should this