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Arthrex Announces Plans for New Surgical Device Manufacturing Facility
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Arthrex Announces Plans for New Surgical Device Manufacturing Facility

NAPLES, FL – October 16, 2017 – Arthrex announced plans Monday to build a state-of-the-art surgical device and implant manufacturing facility in Anderson County, South Carolina. Construction on the $30 million, 200,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2018 with completion by early 2019. “This investment […]

Anika Announces Regulatory Approval for MONOVISC® in Australia
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Anika Announces Regulatory Approval for MONOVISC® in Australia

October 16, 2017 BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated orthopedics medicines company specializing in therapeutics based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid (“HA”) technology, today announced that regulatory authorities in Australia granted approval to MONOVISC®, Anika’s single injection viscosupplement for the treatment of pain associated with osteoarthritis of all […]

The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.
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The Big Squeeze – Reps are ditching Big Ortho bags to build their own. Why it’s happening, and how to be successful.

Published on October 11, 2017/ By Drue DeAngelis, Executive Search in Ortho Spine Industry I have seen a lot of tenured ortho sales people leave the comfort of “Big Ortho” and take on the role of Distributor or rep for much smaller start-ups. I want to deconstruct the forces driving this […]

Oska Wellness Wins TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year Competition
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Oska Wellness Wins TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year Competition

October 11, 2017/Adam Rowe Oska Wellness, a health-tech, wearable pain relief device startup based out of Carlsbad, CA, is the 2017 Startup of the Year winner. The announcement, made at the Innovate Celebrate conference held by TechCo in partnership with CTA, came following a three-day event attended by 100 startup semifinalists, and […]

DePuy Synthes Launches The First 3D Simulation Assisted Orthopaedic External Circular Fixation Device
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DePuy Synthes Launches The First 3D Simulation Assisted Orthopaedic External Circular Fixation Device

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DePuy Synthes* is launching the MAXFRAME™ Multi-Axial Correction System, an external circular fixation device used to gradually correct bone or soft tissue deformities in the arm, leg, foot or ankle. The MAXFRAME System’s unique 3D planning software helps improve accuracy of the deformity correction plan, which […]

Nextremity Solutions, Inc. Announces Limited Release of the Axi+Line™ Proximal Bunion Correction System
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Nextremity Solutions, Inc. Announces Limited Release of the Axi+Line™ Proximal Bunion Correction System

10 Oct 2017 – By Nextremity Nextremity Solutions, Inc., a strategic commercialization organization with a focus on the musculoskeletal space, located in “The Orthopedic Capital of the World” Warsaw, IN, is announcing the limited release of its newest product, the Axi+Line™ Proximal Bunion Correction System for the treatment of hallux […]

Zimmer Biomet, Wright Medical Lead US Market for Elbow Repair Devices Fueled by Cases of Arthritis and Use of New Anatomic Plates
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Zimmer Biomet, Wright Medical Lead US Market for Elbow Repair Devices Fueled by Cases of Arthritis and Use of New Anatomic Plates

Vancouver, BC — (ReleaseWire) — 10/05/2017 –According to a new series of reports on the U.S. market for orthopedic small bone and joint devices by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), elbow open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) is growing due to the use of anatomic plates which are low profile designed specifically for […]

Conventus Orthopaedics Appoints Richard Mott to its Board of Directors
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Conventus Orthopaedics Appoints Richard Mott to its Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Conventus Orthopaedics, a medical device company revolutionizing fracture repair surgery, today announced that Richard Mott has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Mott is currently a principal in Walkabout Consulting LLC, a management consulting and private equity firm, where he provides strategic counsel to operating […]

Flower adds to its market leading Ready-For-Surgery™ product line
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Flower adds to its market leading Ready-For-Surgery™ product line

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Flower Orthopedics, the leader in Ready-for-Surgery™ extremity implant systems, announces multiple expansions to its product line.  “With these latest additions to our portfolio, we continue our commitment to establish the most comprehensive offering of sterile, surgical, efficiency-based products, producing cost savings for our partners,” said Oliver Burckhardt, […]

Paragon 28® Increases Its Robust Ankle Fracture Offering – Gorilla® Ankle Fracture Plating System – Posterior Plating System Launched
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Paragon 28® Increases Its Robust Ankle Fracture Offering – Gorilla® Ankle Fracture Plating System – Posterior Plating System Launched

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Since its inception, Paragon 28 has obsessed over every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Committed to creating tailored solutions to improve surgical outcomes, Paragon 28 has launched innovative products and instrumentation that help to streamline procedures, allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach and […]

Integra LifeSciences Announces First Patient Enrolled in Cadence® Total Ankle System Post-Market Study
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Integra LifeSciences Announces First Patient Enrolled in Cadence® Total Ankle System Post-Market Study

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the first Cadence® Total Ankle System has been implanted by Dr. David Pedowitz with the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the Cadence Total Ankle System non-randomized, prospective, multi-center post-market study. “While […]

Paragon 28® launches 5th metatarsal fracture specific plating system, expanding the Baby Gorilla™ Mini Plating System offering
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Paragon 28® launches 5th metatarsal fracture specific plating system, expanding the Baby Gorilla™ Mini Plating System offering

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Since its inception, Paragon 28 has obsessed over every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Committed to creating tailored solutions to improve surgical outcomes, Paragon 28 has launched innovative products and instrumentation that help to streamline procedures, allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach, and facilitate […]

New surgeries allow upper extremity amputee patients optimal function
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New surgeries allow upper extremity amputee patients optimal function

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Two Charlotte, N.C.-based orthopedic hand surgeons are pioneering new amputee surgeries that are offering patients unparalleled use of their upper extremities. OrthoCarolina hand surgeons Glenn Gaston and Bryan Loeffler are performing and developing multiple new surgical techniques for upper extremity amputees, including […]