Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
David Porter, MD, performed ankle surgery for Indiana Fever's Katie Douglas, a WNBA star, according to a Sports Page Magazine report.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society has announced 2012 research grant recipients, according to an AAOS Now report.
Texas Workers Compensation is currently recommending coverage of Small Bone Innovation's STAR total ankle replacement treatment when the patient is appropriately indicated for the system.
Martin O'Malley, MD, recently performed ankle surgery on Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic, according to a Star-Tribune report.
Wright Medical Group reported a 6 percent decrease in first quarter net sales to $126.7 million, driven by previously announced distributor transitions and challenges associated with the company's compliance processes.
Robert Anderson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with a focus on ankle and foot surgery, performed ankle surgery on Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas, according to a report from The Denver Post.
Wright Medical Group announced its full commercial launch of the CLAW II Polyaxial Compression System featuring the ORTHOLOC 3DSi Polyaxial Locking Screw Technology.
Richard D. Ferkel, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Southern California Orthopedic Associates in Van Nuys, recently performed ankle surgery on Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson, according to a Cleveland.com report.
Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center, recently received the Greater Rochester 2012 Athena Award, according to an AAOS Now report.