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April 14, 2022

Nonsurgical Treatment Matched Surgery for Achilles Tendon Repair Nonsurgical Treatment Matched Surgery for Achilles Tendon Repair

For patients with ruptured Achilles tendons, outcomes at 12 months were similar with surgical or nonsurgical treatment, a new study of nearly 500 individuals shows. In […]
March 29, 2022

Is Aspirin the Best Way to Prevent Blood Clots After THA/TKA? Is Aspirin the Best Way to Prevent Blood Clots After THA/TKA?

CHICAGO ― Patients discharged to facilities rather than to home after total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may need more potent chemoprophylaxis than […]
March 28, 2022

Your Back Hurts More Than a Neanderthal’s and Here’s Why Your Back Hurts More Than a Neanderthal’s and Here’s Why

If you’re one of the 65 million Americans — about 1 in 4 adults — who have recently had lower back pain, blame it on the […]
March 28, 2022

Virtual and In-Person Pediatric Visits Get Similar Family Ratings Virtual and In-Person Pediatric Visits Get Similar Family Ratings

CHICAGO — Satisfaction ratings for virtual outpatient visits for pediatric orthopedic patients were similar to those for in-person office visits across most categories in an analysis […]
March 25, 2022

Shoulder Arthritis Surgery: Depression Complicates Care Shoulder Arthritis Surgery: Depression Complicates Care

Patients undergoing primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) for their glenohumeral osteoarthritis (OA) had more complications of care and higher hospital costs when they also had a […]
March 24, 2022

TKA Outcomes for Age 80+ Similar to Younger Patients TKA Outcomes for Age 80+ Similar to Younger Patients

Patients 80 years or older undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have similar odds of complications compared with 65- to 79-year-old patients, an analysis of more […]
March 10, 2022

Prehabilitation May Not Improve Knee Replacement Results Prehabilitation May Not Improve Knee Replacement Results

Exercises and education prescribed as prehabilitation before total knee replacements (TKR) may not significantly improve the outcomes of the surgery, researchers say. “This randomized clinical trial […]
March 2, 2022

How a Single Finger Snap Became a Scientific Game Changer How a Single Finger Snap Became a Scientific Game Changer

Raghav Acharya, a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, was watching “Avengers: Infinity War” a few years back when he had a thought: […]
February 14, 2022

PT as Good as Surgery for Meniscus Tears in Young Adults PT as Good as Surgery for Meniscus Tears in Young Adults

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that patients in their 20s and 30s may benefit from nonoperative treatment of […]
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