Results showed a new femoral component antibiotic spacer for knee periprosthetic joint infection had similar infection control rates, increased knee range of motion and improved ambulatory status compared with contemporary counterparts.
For patients with hip osteoarthritis and at least moderate pain, an ultrasound-guided intra-articular hip injection of corticosteroid and local anesthetic, administered with advice and education, is effective versus advice and education alone, according to a study published online April 6 in The BMJ.
Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.
A tweaked back, a crick in your neck-aches and pains may seem like part of life. But they don't have to be. Whether you're a weekend warrior or working from home, here are eight tips to keep your joints healthy and happy.
Patients who received fast-track rehabilitation after total hip replacement experienced shorter hospital stays and better functional outcomes compared with patients who had conventional rehabilitation, according to results.
Knee replacement surgery is increasingly common among people over 80 sidelined with knee pain, and the procedure isn't as hazardous for them as often assumed. That's the main message from a new study of more than 1.7 million seniors who underwent knee replacement surgery.
Plenty of studies show the enormous benefits of regular exercise on knee health and the protective advantages it can offer in keeping the structures, tissues and ligaments of the knee protected from damage now, and later in life. As long as you clear it with your physician first, you might be surprised at the knee pain relief and active lifestyle benefits that can come with introducing exercise into your daily routine.