Long-term persistence of treatment after hip fracture in a fracture liaison service
Long-term adherence to antiosteoporosis medication (AOM) in the setting of a fracture liaison service (FLS) are not well known. Patients ≥ 50 with hip fracture seen in an FLS and recommended for treatment to prevent new fractures were analyzed.
How to thaw a frozen shoulder
Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, occurs when inflammation and scar tissue invade the shoulder joint. It can start with inflammation of the joint that leads to scarring, or in some cases the scarring happens with little inflammation.
Why Your Feet Hurt When You Wake Up in the Morning
It might be a sharp, stinging pain that runs along the bottom of your foot. Or maybe your heels feel tight or the top of your feet throb when you wake up. If your feet hurt in the morning, you may be wondering if you’re just getting up on the wrong side of the bed or if it’s something to be worried about.
How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Is Diagnosed
If you have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), then you may understand how the symptoms can affect your everyday work and recreational activities. The pain, tingling, and weakness in your hand or fingers may keep you from typing on your computer, writing, or holding items. And one of the most challenging characteristics of carpal tunnel syndrome: getting an accurate diagnosis.
When is the best time of day to exercise? The answer may be different for men and women
Recent findings suggest that the effectiveness of exercise depends on the time of day (Exercise Time Of Day, ETOD). Now, a randomized controlled trial not only confirms convincingly that ETOD affects the effectiveness of exercise, but also shows that these effects differ between types of exercise, and between women and men.
Appropriate instrumentation, technique may lead to successful ankle arthroscopy
In his discussion on performing a successful ankle arthroscopy, James W. Stone, MD, FAANA, said surgeons should use ankle joint distraction when performing the procedure.
Seven tips for exercising safely during a heatwave
When summer temperatures soar, the idea of working out might be the furthest thing from your mind. But just because it's hot doesn't mean you can't still squeeze a workout in if you want to, though there are a few adjustments you may need to make to your normal routine.
Hip flexors get weak when we sit too much but simple stretches and strengthening exercises can leave you less stiff
I am sure you've been told you should stand up and move away from your work stations or use a standing desk where possible. One of the major benefits of doing this is to activate and stretch the hip flexor area.
Cycling knee pain: What to know
Many cycling injuries occur due to overuse of the joints of the lower body, especially the knees.
12 causes of shoulder pain and treatment options
Shoulder pain can range from mild to severe and can come on suddenly or build up over time. Shoulder pain causes include fractures, tissue inflammation or tears, joint or ligament instability, and arthritis.