A grant from Major League Baseball allows Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine researchers to examine throw counts in youth baseball players to prevent adolescent throwing arm injuries.
Bones and Muscles and Joints (Orthopaedics)
Researchers identified two novel genes that affect bone-formation cells relevant to fractures and osteoporosis; understanding these genes could lead to more effective treatments.
Orthopaedic surgeons sometimes use the procedure for patients missing a portion of bone. U-M researchers are working on ways to improve the technique.
A statewide collaborative is identifying ways to improve patient care for hip and knee replacements through quality improvement projects.
New research explores stem cells in the rotator cuff in hopes of understanding why fatty accumulation happens at the tear site, instead of proper muscle healing.