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After being burned in an explosion three years ago, Delrico Gibson thought he would never use his hands again. Now, see the artworks he created for his first responders, surgeons, therapists and caregivers in the exhibition “Strings of Gratitude.”
Her leg broke at mile 16 of a marathon. Thanks to UAB Orthopaedics, she was racing again in seven months.
UAB Medicine will provide sideline physicians, preseason and postseason player physicals, mental health services, nutritionist consultations, clinical services, an employee health database and other services.
A year ago, Delrico Gibson could not use his hands. Now he can make art again and thanked the therapists who helped him recover with works of abstract symmetric string art made especially for them.
A UAB sports medicine physician says the NBA bubble shows that masking and social distancing strategies are working to control coronavirus.
UAB Sports Medicine becomes an official sponsor of Hoover-Vestavia Soccer.
Birmingham’s professional soccer team, Legion FC, is gearing up for the 2020 season, and UAB Sports Medicine is there to keep them healthy and on the field.
UAB orthopaedic surgeons report that the cost of orthobiologics, promising but not fully proven therapies, can vary widely across the nation.
Early weight-bearing after ankle or tibial plateau surgery may dramatically speed up recovery time, say UAB orthopaedic surgeons involved in a DOD-funded study.
UAB is now offering total knee replacements without an overnight hospital stay for selected patients.