Meniscal tears are common knee injuries. Most often, you hear about athletes who experience meniscal tears, but actually, any individual at any age can tear a meniscus.
The rate of recovery and a patient’s length of stay (LOS) at nursing and rehabilitation facilities are associated with a patient’s mobility and their ability to provide self-care when they are discharged following hip fracture surgery, according to a new study from George Washington University (GW), published in JAMA Network Open.
Rapid Versus Standard Recovery Protocol Is Associated With Improved Recovery of Range of Motion 12 Weeks After Total Knee Arthroplasty
With the increasing demand for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), rapid recovery protocols (RRPs) have been introduced to reduce costs and the length of stay (LOS). Little is known about the effects of RRPs on postoperative knee range of motion (ROM).
Many people take supplements to support joint health. Some take them to relieve current joint pain, while others take them to prevent pain from developing.
Hip bursitis is a common problem that causes pain over the outside of the upper thigh and hip joint. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that allows smooth motion between two surfaces.
Chondromalacia patellae is a term used to describe the damage or softening of the cartilage on the underside of the kneecap. It is similar to patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee) in which the pain is felt under and around the kneecap. This condition is common among young athletics but may also occur in older adults who have arthritis of the knee.
The surgery can effectively provide pain relief and restore function, but the timeliness of the procedure is critical: Patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who keep putting off surgery may end up with so much joint degeneration that they do not experience significant improvement when they finally undergo TKA, while those who have the procedure prematurely may see only minimal benefit.
Osteoporosis affects millions of people around the world, and it is not possible to change some of the primary risk factors, such as aging. However, more and more environmental risk factors are coming to light, and air pollution appears to be one of them.
You've tried nearly everything for your worn-out knee. But the remaining possibilities may include some risky options.
A Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee.