Low sodium levels linked to adverse outcomes after total joint replacement
Patients with low sodium levels before or after total knee or hip arthroplasty are more likely to experience complications and other adverse outcomes, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Leg Length Discrepancy After Hip Replacement
Leg length discrepancy after hip replacement can occur due to the size of the implants used and the measures your surgeon needs to take to ensure they are securely in place. When one leg ends up longer than the other, it's most often the leg on the side that the hip was operated on.
That pain in your leg could lead to more nagging pain in the future
According to one study, iliotibial band syndrome is one of the most common injuries in runners presenting with lateral knee pain, with an incidence estimated between 5% and 14%
Periacetabular Osteotomy in the Setting of Borderline Hip Dysplasia
The periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) has proven to be an effective strategy for correcting adult hip dysplasia. However, there are still unanswered questions with regard to its use for “borderline” acetabular dysplasia, a term used to describe a lateral center-edge angle (LCEA) of 18° to 25°.
Both high- and low-dose exercise therapy found to be beneficial for knee osteoarthritis
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.