Seven exercises for shoulder arthritis
Source: Medical News Today
Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including the shoulder joints. Performing specific exercises on a regular basis can help relieve the symptoms of arthritis, which include pain and swelling.
What Caused My Infected Knee and How Do I Treat It
A knee infection is a serious medical condition that often requires immediate and aggressive treatment. When bacteria contaminate the synovial fluid that lubricates your knee joint, an infection called a septic joint can be the result.
Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery
During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts.
Hip Replacement Surgery Dos and Don’ts
More than 300,000 people in the U.S. will have hip replacement surgery this year, followed by weeks of recovery. But experts say there are some things you can do to speed up the recovery afterwards.
Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement
Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces risks to patients, a new study finds.
New Hip-Replacement Study Anticipates Growth
Hip replacements are among the most common elective surgeries performed in the United States. And its popularity is increasing, according to a new study.
Less pain post TKA with addition of peripheral nerve blocks
Source: Medical Xpress
Addition of an interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block and adductor canal block (ACB) to periarticular injection (PAI) is associated with less pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, held from April 19 to 21 in New York City.
Evaluating VTE Risk in Revision THA Patients
A study presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting shows that healthy revision total hip arthroplasty patients have about the same chance of developing a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism as healthy patients undergoing primary hip replacement.
The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing
Retear and stiffness are not uncommon outcomes of rotator cuff repair. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between rotator cuff repair healing and shoulder stiffness.
Take intraoperative steps to reduce joint infection risk
With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016.