J. Michael Wiater, MD, explored the top 10 top issues (plus 1 bonus issue) that can mean the difference between a successful and an unsuccessful anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA).
An emerging technology could zap your post-op pain away - little or no opioids needed. The technique is called percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation.
After taking a long break from physical activity, most people will not be able to perform at the same level they once did. It’s important to manage expectations and set realistic goals when easing back into exercise after a break.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior, competitive athlete, regular recreational exerciser or simply an active individual, you know a nagging tendonitis or skin infection can halt you in your tracks. Instead of toughing it out, a sports medicine physician can get you back to an active lifestyle.
The exercise pill: How exercise keeps your brain healthy and protects it against depression and anxiety
As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients was just a doctor chore for me-until a few years ago. That was because I myself was not very active.
A review of literature providing insights into one of the head-sparing surgical treatments for this multifactorial disease process: core decompression with the addition of bone marrow aspirate concentrate, which has significantly improved long-term outcomes and has become a powerful tool in treating early-stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
Reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System fails to account for the higher level of complexity in performing total knee arthroplasty compared with unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – which could be quite costly for facilities, according to a study from The Rothman Institute.
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.
Dr. Vani Sabesan answers ICJR’s questions about multimodal pain management following shoulder procedures, the role of patient education, and how state laws are changing opioid prescribing habits.
New research has revealed a potential pitfall when it comes to the use of cryotherapy chambers to protect top flight footballers from injury. And the routine use of this extreme cold temperature treatment needs to be re-assessed. That's according to new research led by experts from Liverpool Hope University.