Consumer Reports published a report this week covering the basics of joint replacement surgery. “But while often highly successful, a joint replacement may not eliminate all pain or restore full range of motion in a hip or knee,” according to the article.
In the first such collaboration of its kind, an expert panel of rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed guidelines for the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement.
Participation in some sports, including soccer, wrestling and elite-level long-distance running, may increase your risk of getting arthritis of the knees, researchers say.
When it comes to recurrent dislocation of the hip after total hip arthroplasty, surgeons will find it helpful to identify the primary cause of the patient’s instability and correct the problem at the time of revision surgery.
A strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood has been revealed by a new research study. New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.