Improvement of Hip Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty With Dry Needling as an Adjunct to Conventional Physiotherapy: A Case Series
While total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most common and successful orthopedic surgeries, some patients may experience persistent, recurrent, or new hip pain despite successful THA. Dry needling (DN) is a common treatment for musculoskeletal pain, yet little data has been published on the use of DN on hip pain after THA. This series highlights two patients with prior THA and current hip pain that improved with DN used alongside conventional physiotherapy exercises.
Medial Pivot Designs Versus Conventional Bearing Types in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Medial pivot (MP) designs are growing in popularity. They provide increased sagittal plane stability and theoretically replicate some aspects of native joint kinematics, which may improve total knee arthroplasty outcomes.
8 IT Band Stretches and Exercises to Help Relieve Outer Knee Pain
There’s nothing fun about that stabbing pain outside your knee caused by iliotibial band syndrome. The good news though? Doing IT band stretches and strengthening exercises can provide much-needed relief.
Glute force: Why big, strong bum muscles matter for your overall health
Forget about how they look; what about what they do? Why is having big, strong glutes important for your body to function well? These muscles work together with your brain to generate a lot of power to hold your body up as gravity tries to pull it down. They also protect the hip joint from impact and from shearing forces that might cause long term damage.
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.