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Richard Berger, M.D., Ph.D. Daniel Berry, M.D. Diane Dahm, M.D. Bruce Levy, M.D. Mary O’Connor, M.D. John Sperling, M.D. Michael Stuart, M.D. Robert Trousdale, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Richard Berger, M.D., Ph.D., a specialist in hand surgery and upper extremity arthritis Works with professional athletes in baseball, tennis, hockey, golf and several [...]

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Four Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgeons Named Among Top 26 in U.S. for Knee Surgery

Orthopedics This Week released a list of the top 26 knee surgeons (subscription required to view the article) in the United States. Among those on the list are Daniel Berry, M.D., Arlen Hanssen, M.D., and Mark Pagnano, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Henry Clarke, M.D., of Mayo [...]

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When Cats Bite: 1 in 3 Patients Bitten in Hand Hospitalized, Infections Common

Middle-aged women were most common cat bite victims Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 5, 2014 — Dogs  aren’t the only pets who sometimes bite the hands that feed them. Cats do too, and when they strike a hand, can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue, perfect breeding grounds for infection. [...]

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Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx Announce Collaboration

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to open sports medicine facility in downtown Minneapolis ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Feb. 4, 2014 ― Mayo Clinic and the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced a partnership which extends the Mayo Model of Care for patients in sports medicine to the Twin Cities. The collaboration [...]

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Scoliosis Screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Anthony Stans talks about screening for scoliosis. To listen, click the link below. Scoliosis Screening

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Osteoarthritis and You: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Tips for Prevention, Coping

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 8, 2013  — Most everyone is bound to get osteoarthritis — if they live long enough. That old saying among arthritis experts is backed up by the numbers. The painful and often debilitating joint condition is the most common form of arthritis. It affects at least 27 million Americans, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Develops Incision-Free Surgery for Tennis Elbow

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic doctors recently developed a new approach to treat tennis elbow that may eliminate the need for surgery in some patients who don't respond to conservative therapies. The March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers this new technique called fasciotomy and surgical tenotomy. The initial [...]

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Football Players Amputation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, find out how the loss of a leg hasn't slowed down one young man. To listen, click the link below. Football Players Amputation

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In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jennifer Roth tells us that even video games can be a source of overuse injuries. To listen, click the link below. Wiiitis

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Runner's Compartment Syndrome

It hurts when I run. That's what many orthopedic surgeons hear when runners and other athletes come into their offices. Sometimes people have obvious problems, such as strains or sprains. Other times these issues can be tricky to diagnose. The runner you're about to meet had symptoms he thought were [...]

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Study on the Superobese and Joint Replacement

Common sense suggests that extra body weight severely stresses bones and joints. But until the findings of a new Mayo Clinic study were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in Las Vegas, no one had reported how this higher, unprecedented level of obesity in the [...]

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Thumb Reconstruction

Imagine what life would be like if you couldn't use your thumbs because of severe and painful arthritis. Simple tasks like turning the key in your car, holding a pencil, or using a knife and fork would be very difficult. And cooking a meal? Forget it. The woman you're about [...]

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Pelvic Reconstruction

Janis Ollson thought she had it all. She was young, in a great marriage with baby number two on the way. Then she got the bad news. A rare cancer had formed in her pelvis. Getting rid of the cancer would mean not only removing part of her pelvis, but [...]

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Joint-Saving Knee Surgery

For many of us, wear and tear arthritis is an inevitable part of aging. Thousands of people have knee pain related to arthritis, and many go on to have knee replacements. But for younger patients, doctors at Mayo Clinic have another option. They're using high-tech computers to realign knee [...]

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Wrist Injuries Diagnosed

A new finding at Mayo Clinic could help thousands get relief from annoying and sometimes debilitating wrist pain. Researchers led by Richard Berger, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, have identified a type of ligament injury that has been overlooked until now. Plus, they've developed an operation to fix it. To listen [...]

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Dr. Amy McIntosh, Children's Orthopedic Problems including Scoliosis

On Saturday, June 12, Dr. Amy McIntosh, Mayo Clinic orthopedist,  was the guest on Medical Edge Weekend answering questions on children's orthopedic problems including scoliosis. Medical Edge Weekend 6-12-10

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Mayo Clinic Physician to Direct King's Hip Surgery

Dr. Miguel Cabanela participated in a recent news conference, held by Spain’s Royal House regarding an upcoming hip surgery for King Juan Carlos. Dr. Cabanela is an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He will direct the King’s medical treatment and surgical team in Madrid, Spain, throughout [...]

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(Español) Información referente al Dr. Cabanela de Mayo Clinic, posterior a la rueda de prensa sobre la situación médica del Rey Juan Carlos de España

El 20 de Septiembre 2013 a las 12:00 horas (horario de la Costa Este), el Dr. Miguel Cabanela participó en una rueda de prensa de la Casa Real Española sobre la próxima operación del Rey Juan Carlos de España. El Dr. Cabanela es cirujano ortopédico en Mayo Clinic de Rochester, [...]

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  On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program (8/24), the studio will be full with three orthopedics experts. Mark Morrey, M.D., will join your host Tom Shives, M.D., and co-host Amy McIntosh, M.D., to discuss joint replacement and regenerative medicine specifically for the joints.  As joint replacement surgery becomes more common, more [...]

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Mayo Clinic Lauded in Quality Rankings, Most Recently by US News & World Report

The 24th US News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospitals list released today reveals Mayo Clinic earned the No. 3 overall spot on the “Best Hospitals” list.  Mayo ranked No. 1 in the nation in five clinical areas — gynecology, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology and pulmonology. Mayo is [...]

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