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Feb 10, 2017
Men experience greater cognitive impairment and increased risk of death following hip surgery

In a study of hip fracture patients, men displayed greater levels of cognitive impairment within the first 22 days of fracture than women, and cognitive limitations increased ...

Feb 10, 2017
Study provides insights on optimal treatment of Paget's disease of bone

In a study of patients with Paget's disease of bone - a common skeletal disorder that can lead to bone deformity, fractures, osteoarthritis, and bone pain - long-term intensive ...

Feb 10, 2017
Poor thigh muscle strength may increase women's risk of knee osteoarthritis

A new study has found that poor strength in the thigh muscles may increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis in women but not men....

Feb 04, 2017
Hammer Toe: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook....

Feb 02, 2017
Fibula Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Learn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term recovery....

Feb 02, 2017
DNA changes that affect human height uncovered

An international team of researchers reveals 83 new genetic variants that affect human height. Some of these influence adult height by more than 2 cm....

Feb 01, 2017
Misdiagnosed foot, ankle injuries may result in arthritis, chronic pain and disability

Front-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries....

Jan 30, 2017
Anti-inflammatory diet reduces bone loss, hip fracture risk in women

A diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts appears to reduce the risk of bone loss and hip fracture among postmenopausal women. ...

Jan 30, 2017
Examining women's bones during menopause may help head off fractures

Bone fragility has long been a worrisome condition affecting women as they age."It's been considered a silent disease," says Karl Jepsen, Ph.D....

Jan 27, 2017
Specialized physical therapy helps teens with scoliosis get ahead of the curve

For teens with scoliosis, a new study shows specialized physical therapy exercises can improve the curve of the spine, muscle endurance and quality of life, as researchers ...

Sep 16, 2014
Protein Appears to Protect Against Bone Loss in Arthritis:
A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report.

activity Aug 28, 2014
Orthopedic outcomes affected by activity level:
Patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment.

Jul 24, 2014
Surgeons Create 'New' Knee Cartilage from Stem Cells in Hip:
Patients who undergo the ABICUS operation have the cartilage cut and tidied and undergo microfracture, but their cartilage tissue is then coated with a substance made up of bone marrow cells, platelet gel and hyaluronic acid to allow cartilage to replace itself.

Jan 21, 2014
Wearing Flats Could Save Your Knees:
If you often find yourself running after a bus, escaping a burning building or taking part in competitive athletics in high-heeled footwear, you may be storing up knee problems for later in life.

science Dec 24, 2013
Researchers reveal Innovative concept for knee cartilage treatment:
New material that can be used for the the controlled release of a substance when subjected to cyclic mechanical loading offers potential treatment method for knee cartilage.

allergic reaction Nov 26, 2013
Allergies To New Hips And Knees Surface Only After Surgery Is Done... Until Now:
Researchers have developed the first blood test that can detect allergies to nickel.

juvenile arthritis Sep 26, 2013
Endurance Of Total Knee Replacements In Younger Patients With Juvenile Arthritis:
Total knee replacements in younger patients with juvenile arthritis last at least 10 years in 92 percent of cases, according to international, multi-center study. More than 75 percent of the implants lasted 20 years or more.

man with cane Sep 26, 2013
Revised Clinical Practice Guideline On The Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Of The Knee:
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently released its revised clinical practice guideline on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.

moderate exercise Sep 19, 2013
Moderate Physical Activity Does Not Increase Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis:
Adults age 45 and older who engaged in moderate physical activity up to two and a half hours a week did not increase their risk of developing knee osteoarthritis over a 6-year follow-up period.

insoles Sep 17, 2013
Lateral Wedge Insoles Not Associated with Improvement of Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis:
Although a pooling of data from 12 studies showed a statistically significant association between use of lateral wedge insoles and lower pain in medial knee osteoarthritis, among trials comparing wedge insoles with neutral insoles, there was no significant or clinically important association between use of wedge insoles and reduction in knee pain, according to a study in the August 21 issue of JAMA.

anesthesia Sep 12, 2013
Lower Rates Of Complications In Hip And Knee Replacement Using Regional Anesthesia Technique:
A highly underutilized anesthesia technique called neuraxial anesthesia improves outcomes in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery.

money Sep 10, 2013
The Societal Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Highlighted by New Health Economics Study:
The full impact of knee replacement surgery on both patients' lives and on society includes significant overall cost savings.

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