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August 17, 2022

Resilience in Patients Linked to Fuller Recovery After Hip Fracture Resilience in Patients Linked to Fuller Recovery After Hip Fracture

Elderly patients with higher self-reported levels of psychological resilience experienced faster walking speed and farther walking distance after hip fracture surgery, researchers report. The results suggest […]
July 22, 2022

New Gloves Grip Objects Automatically, Even Underwater New Gloves Grip Objects Automatically, Even Underwater

Picking things up may become a lot easier for people who experience problems gripping, thanks to new research inspired by octopuses and their tentacles. The “octo-glove” […]
June 27, 2022

Hip Fracture: More Pain After Spinal Than General Anesthesia Hip Fracture: More Pain After Spinal Than General Anesthesia

Pain during the first 24 hours after hip fracture repair surgery was higher following spinal anesthesia than general anesthesia, according to a study of 1600 patients […]
June 27, 2022

Better Breast Support Lessens ACL Risk in Female Athletes Better Breast Support Lessens ACL Risk in Female Athletes

SAN DIEGO — Greater breast support was associated with reduction in impact factors contributing to traumatic knee injuries including ACL rupture, based on data from 14 […]
June 10, 2022

Exercise Reduced Risk of Frailty Fractures in Cancer Survivors Exercise Reduced Risk of Frailty Fractures in Cancer Survivors

SAN DIEGO — Long-term cancer survivors who met guidelines for physical activity had a significantly lower risk for frailty-related fractures than those who exercised less, based […]
June 3, 2022

ACL Repair: Long-Term Improvement Worse in Females ACL Repair: Long-Term Improvement Worse in Females

Elizabeth S. Bjornsen Males who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) improved more quickly than females who underwent the same procedure, according to a study based […]
June 3, 2022

At-Home Employees Tend to Sit in Ways That Promote Back Pain At-Home Employees Tend to Sit in Ways That Promote Back Pain

SAN DIEGO — Persons who work remotely are at increased risk for low back pain (LBP) because of poor ergonomics and extended time spent sitting, according […]
June 2, 2022

Chronic Back Pain Could Be Behind Runners’ Knee Problems Chronic Back Pain Could Be Behind Runners’ Knee Problems

SAN DIEGO — Runners who were experiencing chronic back pain were at least twice as likely to develop knee pain as those without chronic back pain. […]
May 23, 2022

Americans Try Many Things to Ease Chronic Back Pain Americans Try Many Things to Ease Chronic Back Pain

Nearly half of all U.S. adults have back pain, and 40% say the pain limits their social activities, according to a new poll. The survey of […]
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