July 1, 2006
CALL FOR MEDICAL (BONE/ORTHOPAEDIC-RELATED) ART
Orthopaedic patients include any person who presently have, or have
had, an orthopaedic condition.
An orthopaedic condition can be either
a disease or condition that affects muscles, bones and/or
carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoporosis, scoliosis,
spinal cord injury or other spine/back conditions, cerebral palsy,
spina bifida, broken bones and joint replacement are some
examples of orthopaedic conditions. An online entry form must
submitted by artists who wish to participate in the
competition. Entries must be completed and submitted by October
2006. Submitted artwork may be featured in the AAOS' 75th Anniversary
traveling exhibit, film, coffee table book,
Web site, online museum
and/or be on display at the 75th Anniversary celebration in San
Francisco, March 2008. Contact:
James M Bregenzer, American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons, 6300 North River Rd, Rosemont IL 60018-4262 OR
OR 800-346-AAOS OR http://www.aaos.org/emotion OR
RSD-CRPS (COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME)
NEW CLINICAL DRUG TRIAL
have received a diagnosis of RSD or CRPS, you may be eligible to participate in a study of a potentially new treatment.
assess your study eligibility, you will be asked the following questions regarding your painful limb:
~ Have you had continuing pain for at least one month?
~ Have you experienced increased skin sensitivity to touch or clothing?
~ Has your skin felt
especially cold or especially warm?
~ Has the skin color changed?
~ Has there been swelling or unusual
~ Has there been any impairment in the range of motion of your affected joints (eg, fingers, wrist, ankle, foot)?
~ Has there been any abnormal change in the skin, nails or hair?
For more information, please contact the Department
of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY.
Call JE at 1-212-844-1829
*** Partcipants must travel to Manhattan and are responsible for their own transportation.
October 8, 2006
"Walk 2 Miles In My Shoes"
Place: McDade Park, Scranton, Pa.
(more details to follow)