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Chronic knee pain due to injury of the cartilage is common, however, many people are afraid of surgery. They need to understand current treatment options.
After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.
Plantar fascia release is an invasive procedure that should only be considered in very severe cases that can not be resolved with conservative treatments.
Research has found that imbalanced activation of the neck muscles related to sleep posture can be a cause of neck & shoulder musculoskeletal pain.
Robin Healthcare is replacing clunky approaches to medical visit documentation allowing doctors to once again concentrate on what their patients have to say.
Trainer Rx has developed a comprehensive program that you can use at home to augment the physical therapy your doctor has prescribed. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Oberlander, MD, describes how his own injuries led him to develop this comprehensive home rehabilitation program
Interview with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nicholas Frisch: In the past, people did little to prepare for joint replacement surgery other than having an appointment with their surgeon. Now there is a comprehensive app from PeerWell that offers both a pre-hab (pre-op preparation) as well as a post-op rehabilitation home program.
The best approach for arthritis of the knee is to wait as long as possible before joint replacement surgery. There are a number of steps you can take to deal with your pain before selecting a surgical option. These measures often significantly lessen the pain and improve your quality of life.
All of that pounding from recreational running must be bad on our knees, but science suggests otherwise. What then is the cause of osteoarthritis?
A study presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) showed that although the total participation rate for the 9 sports studied only increased 1.04 fold, the number of diagnosed concussions increased 2.2 fold over a 10-year period.
Here are the headlines coming out of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedics being held in San Diego March 14-18, 2017.
Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.