Genetic study explores the microbiome of hip and knee osteoarthritis
Next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) techniques show the presence of bacterial DNA in surgical specimens of hip and knee arthritis, from patients undergoing first-time total joint arthroplasty, reports a study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Ready, set, go: New study shows how marathon running affects different foot muscles
With the current trend of fitness consciousness, many people have taken up long-distance running as a part of their exercise regime. They also participate in various local, national, and global marathons. But marathon running can lead to muscular fatigue and damage in the foot muscles, which can in turn lead to chronic pain or injuries.
What exercises prevent ACL injuries in females?
Female athletes have a higher risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury than males. Combining exercises, such as strength, balance, and flexibility, in a preventive training program may help reduce this risk.
What are hamstring rehab exercises?
Hamstring rehabilitation exercises can aid recovery and help prevent future injuries. Rehabilitation protocols typically call for a combination of stretching and strengthening movements.
Tips To Avoid Swollen Feet And Ankles During Travel
Swollen feet and ankles can cause discomfort during long travel or long-haul flights. A static sitting position decreases your muscle activity and restricts blood flow.
After shoulder arthroplasty, patients can expect to return to racket sports
A study that specifically looked at return to racket sports, not sports in general, in patients who underwent anatomic total shoulder or reverse shoulder arthroplasty showed a 79% return to racket sports by 12-month follow-up.
5 Reasons Your Knee Still Hurts After Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic knee surgery is used to treat knee conditions, including cartilage injuries, meniscus tears, and ligament problems. Because it uses several small incisions rather than a large one, people tend to return to their activities more quickly and with less pain. But that's not true for everyone.
Implant survivorship 99 percent for young hip arthroplasty patients
Patients younger than 65 years undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) have 99 percent implant survivorship at eight years and have low rates of revision and readmission, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 7 to 11 in Las Vegas.
Baseball season is here: Watch out for UCL tears
Spring brings with it the joy of baseball, but too much of a good thing can lead to elbow injuries in young pitchers.
Active older adults with distal radius fractures may benefit from surgical treatment
Sustaining a [distal radius fracture] may impose severe restrictions on lifestyle for those who are active despite their chronological age. These individuals can benefit from surgical treatment, which enables earlier return to daily function