Bow legs is a condition in which a person’s legs appear to bow or bend outward. It occurs when a person who is standing straight with their ankles together appears to have a space between their knees.
For patients with hip osteoarthritis and at least moderate pain, an ultrasound-guided intra-articular hip injection of corticosteroid and local anesthetic, administered with advice and education, is effective versus advice and education alone, according to a study published online April 6 in The BMJ.
Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.
Low D3Cr muscle mass/weight significantly increases risk of hip and potentially other fractures in older men
Older men with lower amounts of muscle mass have significantly increased risk of hip and potentially other fractures, new research led by investigators at Sutter Health's San Francisco Coordinating Center (SFCC) in San Francisco, CA has shown.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Early outcomes similar for cementless, cemented fixation TKR
Hospital length of stay, complications, hospital readmission within 90 days, and revision surgery at two years do not differ for cementless total knee replacement (CL-TKR) versus cemented fixation (CEM) TKR, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 22 to 26 in Chicago.
Plenty of studies show the enormous benefits of regular exercise on knee health and the protective advantages it can offer in keeping the structures, tissues and ligaments of the knee protected from damage now, and later in life. As long as you clear it with your physician first, you might be surprised at the knee pain relief and active lifestyle benefits that can come with introducing exercise into your daily routine.
Knee replacement surgery is increasingly common among people over 80 sidelined with knee pain, and the procedure isn't as hazardous for them as often assumed. That's the main message from a new study of more than 1.7 million seniors who underwent knee replacement surgery.
Femoral neck osteoporosis occurs where the top of the thigh bone becomes weak and brittle from a loss of bone density. Like osteoporosis in other parts of the body, people with femoral neck osteoporosis tend not to have symptoms until they experience a break or fracture.
DePuy Synthes Further Reimagines Knee Restoration with the Addition of Two New Innovations to the ATTUNE™ Knee Portfolio
These new innovations build on the kinematic features and proprietary technologies of the original ATTUNE Knee, including the ATTUNE GRADIUS™ Curve and GLIDERIGHT™ Articulation, which are designed to revolutionize knee patient care.
A pain management regimen without opioids offered the same pain relief as common prescription opioids, according to two recent studies of common sports surgeries.