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New advancement in the treatment of rotator cuff tears

Dr. Matt Smith highlights new research from the Comparative Orthopaedics Lab concerning the advancement of healing rotator cuff tears.

Listen to Dr. Theodore Choma on The Orthopedics Show
live from AAOS

Dr. Theodore Choma discusses common causes of back pain and potential treatments while on with The Orthopedics Show with hosts Dr. Ramesh Gidumal & Dr. Nader Paksima.

IGFS Certifies U.S. Geriatric Fracture Care Programs

Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri has been recognized as one of five programs to earn IGFS Geriatric Fracture Care certification.

Listen to Dr. Theodore Choma's interview

Dr. Theodore Choma discusses the future expansion of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and 3D modeling innovations that can be applied to orthopaedic surgery. 

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks

Low levels of vitamin D are commonly found in people who suffer traumatic bone fractures, according to a new study by Dr. Crist. 

Football Helmets Overlooked Piece of the Concussion Puzzle

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute surgeon Aaron Gray, MD, discusses one of the biggest issues in football today. 

Orthopaedic oncologist raises awareness for sarcoma, watch video

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute surgeon Andrea Evenski, MD, is raising awareness for bone and soft-tissue cancer during July, recognized as Sarcoma Awareness Month. 

Industry Leader

The high-tech DARI system is just one of the many rehabilitative and diagnostic tools used to treat patients at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. 

Stannard, Cook edit book on knee articular cartilage repair

A comprehensive reference book on knee articular cartilage repair has been published under the leadership of two University of Missouri experts. James Stannard, MD, and James Cook, DVM, PhD, are editors of "Articular Cartilage Injury of the Knee: Basic Science and Surgical Repair" from Thieme Medical Publishers. 

Research helps advance human health

James Cook, professor of small animal and orthopedic surgery, talked about his research using cadaver cartilage, rather than metals or plastics, to replace cartilage in dog joints. 

Research team produces biological joints

University of Missouri researchers are continuing to find ways to create biological joints they hope will one day replace the need for artificial metal joints. 

Orthopaedic Surgery faculty honored for their service to pediatric patients

Dr. Daniel Hoernschemeyer was honored with the Healing Hands Award. The Champion of Hope Award was presented to Dr. Barry Gainor.  

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute Friday Night Lights Clinic Provides Rapid Care Of Sports Injuries

Just in time for high school football season, the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute at University of Missouri Health Care is offering a late-night clinic for young athletes with sports injuries..

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute Receives LEED Certification

The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification as a high-performance green building.

Research team produces biological joints

University of Missouri researchers are continuing to find ways to create biological joints they hope will one day replace the need for artificial metal joints.

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute forges partnership with Columbia Orthopedic Group

A new partnership that will provide care and treatment for University of Missouri athletes was announced yesterday as part of a plan to develop a sports medicine fellowship program at the University of Missouri.

'One-stop shop' for surgery opens

"We have been very successful in recruiting world-class orthopaedic surgeons to MU. Now we have a facility that will offer a superior platform for patient care, education and research."

MU Researchers Receive NFL Grant to Tackle Meniscus Damage Related to Sports Injuries

MU scientists receive $120,000 grant from National Football League Charities.

Professional cyclist Floyd Landis visits MU

Landis tells of his own hip resurfacing procedure during the benefit for the Comparative Orthopaedics Lab.

Adopting healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent back pain

Dr. Craig Kuhns, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery and assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery interviewed.

MU Orthopaedic Surgeons Make Teenager's Damaged Knee New Again

Dr. Marberry and Dr. Hoernschemeyer interviewed concerning the complex repair of a knee joint in one of their patients.

University Researchers Work To Ease Joint Discomfort

Dr. Bal and team of researchers at the University of Missouri are conducting research in dogs to use living tissue instead of plastic and metal to replace damaged joints.

Dwarfism Awareness

Dr. Dan Hoernschemeyer, who has treated some 60 patients with dwarfism from Missouri and nearby states, is interviewed by the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read more here.

Orthopaedic chief wants MU to excel

James Stannard wants to take the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery from “good to great.” Stannard began duties as chairman of the department Sept. 1, replacing Jason Calhoun, who left in January. Surgeon B. Sonny Bal had been filling in as interim chairman.

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