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  • Examining the effect of prescribing patterns on utilization of opioid medication in ACL reconstruction

    Prescribing smaller quantities of opioid medication appears to be as effective in controlling postoperative pain after knee surgery as higher quantities and may help to limit the number of opioids prescribed and possible diversion of unused prescription opioid medication, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting

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  • What to Expect from a Hip Pointer Injury

    Injuries to the hip are common in many sports and are often due to overuse. But contact sports present an even greater chance of a sports-related hip injury.

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  • Transient osteoporosis of the hip: What to know

    Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare condition that can cause a sudden onset of pain and reduced movement in the hip. Its name refers to the fact that it is often temporary, resolving on its own or with conservative treatment.

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  • Understanding ankylosing spondylitis hip pain

    Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory, autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness. It usually affects the spine but can also affect the hips and joints in the area where the spine connects to the pelvis. This causes deep pain that worsens with inactivity, such as prolonged sitting or bed rest.

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  • Physical therapy noninferior to arthroscopic surgery for meniscal tear

    Exercise-based physical therapy is noninferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for patient-reported knee function at five years among patients with a degenerative meniscal tear, according to a study published online July 8 in JAMA Network Open.

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