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.
Preventing weight gain can help avoid total knee replacement
Preventing weight gain from early adulthood could reduce knee replacements in Australian adults by almost 30% and save the health system $373 million per year, new research has found.
How to treat hip bursitis
Hip bursitis is inflammation of the bursae of the hips. Treatment usually involves anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and rest.
McMurray test: What a positive result means
The McMurray test is a physical examination doctors use for knee injuries. A positive McMurray test means a person likely has a meniscal tear
Obesity linked to higher rate of knee replacement revisions
Researchers from The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) examined the association between obesity and unsuccessful knee replacements requiring a revision operation in six years of data from the Australian Orthopedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry.