Intraosseous Morphine Reduces Postop Pain After TKA
Intraosseous morphine added to standard antibiotic solution offers pain relief immediately after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Arthroplasty.
Average Age for Knee Replacement Surgery Is Dropping Due to Obesity
The number of total knee replacement surgeries is growing larger every year, with even more expected over time. Research suggests that the leading cause is the rise in rates of obesity.
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.
How Acupuncture Can Be Used for Knee Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a major cause of disability, affecting 22.9 percentTrusted Source of people over age 40 around the world. This article explains how acupuncture can treat osteoarthritis of the knee, what to expect if you try acupuncture therapy, and how effective it is as a pain management tool.
Long-term persistence of treatment after hip fracture in a fracture liaison service
Long-term adherence to antiosteoporosis medication (AOM) in the setting of a fracture liaison service (FLS) are not well known. Patients ≥ 50 with hip fracture seen in an FLS and recommended for treatment to prevent new fractures were analyzed.