Do Hip-Opening Exercises Actually Provide Relief for Tight Hips?
When you do regular things like sitting — a lot — or even lightweight torturous things like wearing the wrong shoes, you can weaken your hips and bring about tightness and pain. if you’ve been feeling the strain for a while now, you’ve most likely Googled every hip-opening exercise and hip-opening yoga pose under the sun. No matter what you do, does it still feel like all that time in pigeon pose isn’t really helping? Well, your intuition isn’t wrong.
The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief
Lower body strengthening exercises may offload unwanted stressors on the knee joint by improving shock absorption through enhanced muscle strength.
Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head
A review of literature providing insights into one of the head-sparing surgical treatments for this multifactorial disease process: core decompression with the addition of bone marrow aspirate concentrate, which has significantly improved long-term outcomes and has become a powerful tool in treating early-stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
REGISTRY REVIEW: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in the US
Surgeons who participate in the American Joint Replacement Register (AJRR) have contributed the details on nearly 1 million primary total knee arthroplasties (TKA) performed in the US, providing a snapshot of trends in this common orthopaedic procedure.
Glucosamine: Should I Try It?
Glucosamine plays a vital role in building and repairing cartilage. Many people take glucosamine supplements in the hope of boosting their joint health. Do they work?
Here’s How You’re Making Your Knee Pain Worse
Is it just a temporary ache or is it a nagging injury that just doesn’t seem to heal? Getting the right diagnosis is extremely important but so is how you treat the pain. In fact, you may even be making your knee pain worse without even realizing it.
How Should Surgeons Work Up The Post-tka Patient With Lingering Knee Pain?
Dr. Samik Banerjee and Dr. Matthew Austin answer ICJR’s questions about their algorithm for determining which of the many possible intrinsic and extrinsic causes is triggering persistent knee pain in patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty.
What Jobs Are Toughest On The Knees?
Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.
In Many Cases, Hip Replacement Also Eases Back Pain
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.
What to know about a sprained knee ligament
Knee ligaments connect the leg bones and give support to the knee joint. A sprain affecting the knee occurs if a person tears or overstretches a ligament.