A Non-Opioid Way to Pain Relief After Knee, Shoulder Surgeries
Two new studies on pain relief suggest there is a safer alternative to addictive opioid painkillers after knee and shoulder surgery.
What are the best exercises for hip arthritis?
Arthritis is a common cause of hip stiffness and pain that gradually affects mobility and quality of life. Doing gentle hip exercises may help restore hip mobility, ease pain, and strengthen the hip.
Fat injections could treat foot pain in plantar fasciitis
A small study has found that injections of fat into the sole of the foot decrease pain and improve function.
Ultrasound technique predicts hip dysplasia in infants
A technique that uses ultrasound images to determine the depth and shape of the hip socket can accurately predict which infants with hip dysplasia will develop normal hip structure and which remain dysplastic, according to a study in Radiology. Researchers said statistical shape modeling improves on existing techniques and could spare many infants from unnecessary treatment.
Shoulder Blade Stretches: Exercises to Relieve Pain in Tight Shoulders
If the shoulder blade, or scapula, is out of position, or if there are any problems with the tendons attached to the scapula, it can cause pain and make movement difficult. Several stretches may help ease this pain.
Direct anterior THA linked with lowered risk of dislocation, revision
Compared with the posterior approach to total hip arthroplasty, the direct anterior approach lowered the risk of dislocation and revision, according to published results.
79% of hamstring injuries involve biceps femoris: Here’s why
Rapid movements with high eccentric demands of the posterior thigh are likely the main cause of hamstring injury in professional male athletes, according to a new study.
What Is a Posterolateral Corner Injury?
Knee pain and swelling can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries. Among athletes, injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee is one common cause of this type of pain.
What to know about tendinitis
Tendinitis — also known as tendonitis — is the inflammation of a tendon. It usually happens when a person overuses or injures a tendon during physical activity.
Causes and Treatments for Stiff Fingers
Stiff fingers can be cumbersome, and arthritis or minor injuries are common causes. In some cases, health issues involving the bones, connective tissues, or muscles in the hand are responsible.