Groundbreaking Surgeons Break Ground
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) announced it is following up on a promise to provide better outpatient care in New Haven—this time with same-day joint procedures, and a therapy regimen most people can do from home. Wednesday evening, hospital administrators, funders, and orthopedic surgeons gathered to break that news—and break ground—on an ambulatory center for musculoskeletal care at the Saint Raphael Campus.
Women at higher risk of fall-related injuries
Hormone-related changes associated with menopause are the main reason women are so prone to falling, especially as they age, said Dr. Karen Sutton, an orthopaedic surgeon, director of Women’s Sports Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital, and associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the Yale School of Medicine.
UPDATED- 4-1: Yale Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation to Open Urgent Care Clinic During COVID-19 Pandemic
An urgent care clinic is being opened at the Yale Physicians Building to help Yale New Haven Hospital's Emergency Department with patients who need musculoskeletal care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are ACL Tears Really More Common in Women?
Increased participation in sports by girls and women has added to the number of orthopedic injuries among female athletes. In fact, certain injuries, including ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears, ankle sprains, and stress fractures, turn out to be even more common in female athletes than they are in males. Yale Medicine experts discuss women's sports injuries and how to avoid them.
New Chair of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Has Ambitious Goals for Department
Lisa Lattanza, MD, the new chair of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, wants to help create a nationally prominent orthopaedics practice at Yale with destination programs, unique collaborations, and such advanced procedures as 3D cellular printing of bone and cartilage.