October 29, 2019

UAMS’ Simon Mears Inducted into Prestigious Hip Society

Simon Mears

Oct. 29, 2019 | Simon Mears, M.D., Ph.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has been inducted into The Hip Society, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint. “I am grateful for…


October 25, 2019

UAMS’ Paul Edwards Chosen as Traveling Fellow

Dr. Edwards examines a patient's leg

By Spencer Watson Paul Edwards, M.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been selected as one of only four surgeons globally to participate in the Insall Traveling Fellowship, which, for the third year in a row, visited UAMS this month. Paul Edwards, M.D. “This is a great…


October 24, 2019

Research into Baby Biomechanics Shows Issues with Infant Inclined Sleepers

Erin Mannen

By Amy Widner Groundbreaking research on inclined sleep products for infants by Erin Mannen, Ph.D., a baby biomechanics expert and mechanical engineer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was made public Wednesday as part of a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation into their safety and related rulemaking. “Over the course of a…


October 11, 2019

October is National Physical Therapy Month

Thank you to our amazing Physical Therapy team for helping patients find relief from pain, improve mobility and function, and live stronger, healthier lives each and every day!


October 7, 2019

UAMS Orthopaedics Adds Fayetteville Specialist to Clinical Team

Ramon Ylanan, M.D.

By Spencer Watson Ramon Ylanan, M.D., previously the head team physician for the Arkansas Razorbacks since 2012, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) orthopaedic clinical care practice in Fayetteville. “We are very fortunate to bring someone of Dr. Ylanan’s caliber and experience to our team to care for patients in such…


September 19, 2019

Do You Have a New Baby?

You may have the opportunity to help researchers at UAMS learn more about posture control in infants. Researchers in the UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are conducting a study to learn more about postural control in young infants. The sequence of motor skills that infants learn in the first year is well known, however what…


July 25, 2019

New UAMS Amputee Clinic Streamlines Care

Tait-and-Bracey

Fellowship-trained upper extremity surgeons, Mark Tait, M.D. and John Bracey, M.D., are part of a multidisciplinary clinic that focuses on the follow-up care for patients with upper extremity amputations. At the once a month clinic, patients can be seen by Dr. Tait or Dr. Bracey, have their needs assessed by occupational therapist, Angela Green, and be…


Health Matters: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Blood Flow Restriction

Health Matters: Blood flow restriction therapy


July 22, 2019

Orthopaedics Dedicates One-Stop Clinic for Upper Extremity Amputees

Amputee Clinic

June 27, 2019 | Patients with amputations to their fingers, hands and arms can receive care from a specialized physician, occupational therapist and prosthetist all under one roof at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Autumn Road Orthopaedics Clinic. Read more


“We had a choice, and we chose UAMS.”

Eddie Joe, DeLona, and Dr. Renard

DeLona Williams of Cabot was vacationing with her family in Florida when she took a hard fall and suffered a fractured patella, or broken kneecap. There were a number of excellent medical facilities close by, but DeLona and her husband, Eddie Joe Williams, who was out of the country at the time, decided that UAMS—back home in…


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