Virtual physical therapy may improve function, patient satisfaction after TKA
Results showed patients who utilized a virtual physical therapy program after total knee arthroplasty had similar outcomes, but significant cost and time savings, compared with patients who used a formal physical therapy program.
The periacetabular osteotomy: angulation of the supraacetabular osteotomy for quantification of correction
Malcorrection of the acetabular fragment in periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is associated with inferior outcomes. 2-dimensional radiographic parameters are being used for intraoperative verification of a satisfactory result.
What Is an Osteotomy and Why Would You Need It?
Osteotomy is a surgical technique used to correct alignment or malunion in a bone. It may be used to fix a broken bone that healed incorrectly, remove part of a bone, or cut open a bone.
What to Know About a Hip Pointer
A hip pointer is a term that covers a variety of hip pains caused by an impact on the hip. Athletes are typically among those who contend with hip pointers. With appropriate rest and recovery, though, they can be back on the field in no time.
Knee Replacement in Folks Over 80: Less Risky Than You Think
Knee replacement surgery is increasingly common among people over 80 sidelined with knee pain, and the procedure isn't as hazardous for them as often assumed. That's the main message from a new study of more than 1.7 million seniors who underwent knee replacement surgery.