JBJS is pleased to be partnering with INSIGHTS Orthopedics, featuring our online content within the new version of their app for iPad. INSIGHTS Orthopedics allows you to create your own personalized medical magazine from conveniently aggregated content, as well as follow what your peers, orthopaedic leaders, and leading Journal Clubs are reading. The newly launched Version 2.0 offers quicker access to relevant content through Featured Articles and reading recommendations.
Learn more about Insights Orthopedics, and download the free app, at http://www.insights.md/orthopedics/
Read the review on Top Ortho Apps at http://toporthoapps.com/2013/08/31/insights-orthopedics/
Young baseball players who want to stay out of the operating room should look into purchasing the Throw Like a Pro app ($9.99 for iPhones and iPads). According to leading surgeons in the field of throwing injuries, this app could reduce throwing injuries by 60% if used correctly. The app, released by James Andrews, MD and Kevin Wilk, DPT receives the highest marks from TopOrthoApps, an app review site, for functionality, coolness and overall features. The app breaks down stretches and exercises that players should do during pre-season as well as in-season. Both pre-season and in-season sections include video showing stretching exercises, warm-ups, and workouts for general throwing and pitching. Included is a modifiable tool that adjusts pitch-count recommendations according to the patient’s age and number of rest days.
According to TopOrthoApps.com, a medical-app review site, MediBabble does a very good job helping doctors communicate with non-English speaking patients. The app received very high scores in “coolness,” functionality, and overall features. MediBabble contains a very robust database of medical phrases and does not require an Internet connection. The app enables providers to ask patients closed-ended questions in their native language during all-important history-taking. Currently the app supports Chinese, French, German, Haitian Creole, and Russian.
Ankle & Foot Pro III is one of the highest-rated apps for orthopaedic surgeons, according to TopOrthoApps, a mobile app review site. This app receives outstanding ratings in functionality, coolness, and overall features. Ankle & Foot Pro III gives a visual look at anatomy with high-level, 3-D views into muscles, tendons, nerves, vessels, ligaments and bones. The app features easily manipulated views, a “pen” feature for drawing on the screen, “pins” that identify structures of different layers, and videos demonstrating surgical procedures.