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Conrad B. Ivie, M.D.

Meet Conrad B. Ivie, M.D.

Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Specialist

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Fluid in the knee holds clues for why osteoarthritis is more common in females

Researchers have more evidence that males and females are different, this time in the fluid that helps protect the cartilage in their knee joints. Resource: Science daily Read more

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Quadriceps exercise relieves pain in knee osteoarthritis

A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Resource: Medical Xpress Read more

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Biomechanical acoustics study sheds light on running injuries

Devoted runners suffer from a surprisingly high rate of injury. One reason for these injuries is that runners endure many shocks from the impact, and these cause vibrations that travel from the foot throughout the entire body. A researcher who focuses on acoustics and biomechanics, studied these repetitive shocks and investigated how runners adapt their […]

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Underweight female runners more likely to get stress fractures

Female runners who are underweight have a higher risk for injury and take longer to heal, according to a new study. A researcher studied dozens of Division I athletes over three years and found that those with a body mass index of 19 or below were likely to develop stress fractures because their bodies are […]

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Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

A strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood has been revealed by a new research study. Resource: Science Daily Read more

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