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Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation news at the College of Medicine

Middle-aged trauma patients with preexisting psychological illness have longer hospital stays

By • Mar 10th, 2016 • Category: Anesthesiology, From the Lab, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

A new study by University of Florida researchers finds middle-aged adults with psychological illness such as anxiety and depression are more likely to have longer hospital stays and rehabilitation following trauma affecting bones and muscles.

Free fitness iPhone apps fail to meet American College of Sports Medicine exercise guidelines

By • Jul 30th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Only one of 30 popular free fitness apps meets the majority of American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for physical activity, according to UF Health researchers.

Year-round baseball in the South could lead to more injuries, according to UF Health research

By • Mar 26th, 2015 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, From the Lab, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

In northern states, the baseball season ramps up in the spring months, but in the South, baseball starts as early as January and can go year round. UF Health researchers think that’s why baseball pitchers are at a higher risk for tearing a ligament in their elbows.

Alumni Portrait: Heather Dempsey, MPAS ’14

By • Feb 16th, 2015 • Category: Guest Column, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

A Gator physician assistant continues her UF ties at the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute’s new OrthoCare Daytime Clinic.

Nationally known orthopaedic surgeon to lead UF Health cancer care initiatives

By • Oct 6th, 2014 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Parker Gibbs, M.D., is appointed UF Health Cancer Center deputy director for medical affairs and will lead Cancer ICAP and quality care initiatives.

Renowned expert in orthopedic medicine, founding member of College of Medicine, passes away

By • Jul 21st, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Faculty Recognition, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Surgery

Renowned orthopedic medicine expert and founding faculty member Dr. William Enneking has passed away.

Fighting infection

By • Nov 1st, 2012 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Dr. Robert Vander Griend shares the evolution of antiseptic medicine.