Whether to use cemented or cementless stem fixation in a revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains controversial, but it doesn’t have to be: If done well, in the appropriate circumstances, either fixation type will work
Reconstructing the acetabulum in revision total hip arthroplasty requires a systematic approach that starts with 4 key questions
When it comes to sports and athletics, injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. Fortunately, certain foods and supplements may help reduce the amount of time your body needs to recover from a sports injury.
Hip pain while sitting can range from mild discomfort to severe. The hip joint may also feel stiff or pop while sitting. Medical conditions, injuries, and incorrect posture can cause hip pain when sitting.
Bicep tendonitis develops when a tendon in the biceps muscle swells and becomes inflamed. It usually occurs with other problems with the shoulder, such as dislocation, impingement, or arthritis.
J. Michael Wiater, MD, explored the top 10 top issues (plus 1 bonus issue) that can mean the difference between a successful and an unsuccessful anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA).
Why is open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) the gold standard for managing periprosthetic fractures of the distal femur? Because it works, George J. Haidukewych, MD, told attendees at ICJR’s Advanced Techniques in Total Hip & Total Knee Arthroplasty course, achieving bony union in more than 90% of cases.
Using data from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, researchers evaluated whether implant choice in revision total hip arthroplasty for dislocation can reduce the risk of recurrent dislocations and, subsequently, the need for a second revision surgery.
Many people experience shoulder pain, but some research suggests that exercise and mobility work may help.
People with common muscle and joint injuries should skip opioids and instead reach for over-the-counter pain relievers, new treatment guidelines suggest.