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.
Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have compared high dose exercise therapy versus low dose in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. The study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine show that both groups had similar results.
Hip dysplasia is a condition that occurs when the hip socket (acetabulum) is too shallow to fully support the ball of the hip joint, called the femoral head.
Knee pain can result from many conditions, including osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and sprains. These conditions can range in severity from a minor annoyance to disabling pain. Here are the best anti-inflammatory medications to help you obtain relief.
Broken hip recovery can take time. Hip fractures are among the most common types of broken bones. Once over 65, a broken hip is the most common reason people need fracture surgery. The majority of broken hips occur in more sedentary, frail people.