Surgery for early breast cancer can worsen frailty in older women
About 1 in 5 experienced clinically significant deterioration in frailty status after treatment for breast cancer.
Presurgical expectations may influence patients’ attitudes, experiences after knee replacement
It may be worthwhile to discuss patients’ expectations about what they will be able to do with their knees postoperatively, but it’s unclear...
Marathon running does not increase arthritis risk: Survey
For those runners who had undergone knee or hip surgery or had a previous hip or knee injury that prevented running, the likelihood of having...
Guidelines: Don’t delay total joint arthroplasty for additional nonoperative therapies
The guidelines also state that obesity alone should not be a reason to delay surgery.
High school athletes sustaining worse injuries
Although overall injury rates have declined, the number of head and neck injuries increased, as did injuries requiring surgery and those leading...
High HDL-C levels linked to increased fracture risk
High levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with a higher risk for fracture among older adults, a cohort study suggests.
Don’t lift weights – lower them instead
Focusing on the lowering – or the “eccentric” contraction – can lead to a more efficient gym session.
Daily aspirin fails to reduce risk of fractures in older adults
Daily aspirin use also increased the risk of serious falls leading to hospital visits.
How to prevent a feared complication after joint replacement
Prioritizing bone health before and after knee or hip arthroplasty may help patients avoid periprosthetic fractures.
Guide eases prayer for Muslims with knee osteoarthritis
Simple modifications let patients with knee osteoarthritis maintain traditional practices.