An already available drug can help patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture, according to an international study published in the Journal of Bone Joint Surgery. The results suggest that treatment with the drug accelerates the healing process in broken bones.
According to new research findings presented this week at the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Washington, most people with knee OA actually already have the physical function necessary to walk at least 6,000 steps a day, the minimum amount needed to improve their arthritis and prevent disability.
From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 percent among youth 7-17 years of age, a new article reports.
Many parents would rely on outdated advice when caring for a child with a concussion, inadvertently making matters worse, a new survey reveals. The survey asked 569 parents nationwide what measures they would take if their child’s concussion symptoms lasted for more than a week.
Investigators of this study found a 0.82-times lower chance of patients needing a revision ACL reconstruction for each 0.5-mm increase in graft diameter from 7 mm to 9 mm when hamstring autograft was used for the primary reconstruction.
A comparison of subacromial injections performed with vs. without ultrasound guidance showed no significant differences in clinical outcomes for treatment of subacromial impingement syndrome of the shoulder, according to study results.