A 'stunning' alternative Rx for arthritic joints?
A procedure that "stuns" pain-sensing nerves might offer relief to people with severe arthritis of the hip or shoulder, a small, preliminary study suggests.
Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee: M-ACI has comparable benefit to therapy alternative
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been used in adults with deep cartilage defects for over 30 years and has been further developed and modified over time. For the most recent procedure, matrix-induced ACI (M-ACI), favorable effects have been shown suggesting that the benefits are at least comparable to those of therapy alternatives.
ACR: Osteoporosis underdiagnosed, undertreated in older men
In the older male population, there is a high level of underdiagnosis and undertreatment of osteoporosis, according to a study presented at ACR Convergence, the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held virtually from Nov. 5 to 9.
Why physical activity matters now more than ever
Exercise not only helps people with long-term conditions better manage their health but also boosts the immune system. So how can we support more people to be physically active?
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in High School and College-Aged Athletes
Physicians’ and patients’ decision-making process between bone–patellar tendon–bone (BTB) and hamstring tendon autografts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) may be influenced by a variety of factors in the young, active athlete.
Hip pain may affect the shoulder, elbow in baseball pitchers
Orthopedic surgeons should examine hip range of motion and look for asymmetry in baseball pitchers who present with shoulder pain, according to a presenter at the Advances in Throwing Symposium: Latest on Injury Treatment and Performance Optimization.
What you need to know about irritable hip
Irritable hip results from hip joint inflammation. It is a common cause of hip pain and limping in children aged 10 years or younger.
One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says
One in three between the ages of 10 and 18 said they had backaches in the past year, according to a survey of about 3,700 youngsters. The incidence rose along with kids' age and weight and was higher among those who play competitive sports.
Rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis did not impact speed of recovery after surgery
Outcomes and the speed of recovery were similar between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with bicep tenodesis and patients who underwent only rotator cuff repair, according to a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking
Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures