Blog - International Knee & Joint Centre
Request An Appointment

Carpal Tunnel Up With Increased Electronic Device Use

Extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices leads to an increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a study published online June 21 in Muscle & Nerve. Read…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Patients showed improved pain, functional outcome after total ankle replacement

Since its launch in 2014, a low-profile fixed-bearing prosthesis that is implanted under fluoroscopic guidance has produced positive outcome data. According to results of a recent clinical study of the…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Better fix for torn ACLs

A torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Improvements seen after reverse PAO for patients with FAI secondary to acetabular retroversion

At mid- and long-term follow-up, clinical and radiographic results improved among young patients with either isolated retroversion or retroversion and hip dysplasia who underwent reverse periacetabular osteotomy for treatment of…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Prospective study showed TKA not detrimental to patient participation in sports

esults of a study presented at European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress, here, showed patients who participated in sports before total knee arthroplasty were able to…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

A look at factors correlated with scapular notching after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Eric Ricchetti, MD, discussed implant and patient-specific factors correlated with scapular notching following reverse shoulder arthroplasty. He noted increased range of…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results of new data showing that EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltration compared to a standard analgesic regimen in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) significantly decreased…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Low Star Excursion Balance Test scores linked with risk of ankle sprains in football players

Recently published results that evaluated high school and collegiate football players during the preseason highlighted lower Star Excursion Balance Test scores for anterior reach as a predictor of lateral ankle…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

Prevalence of Total Hip and Knee Replacement in the United States

Background: Descriptive epidemiology of total joint replacement procedures is limited to annual procedure volumes (incidence). The prevalence of the growing number of individuals living with a total hip or total…

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

A 48-year-old woman with right knee pain

A 48-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis treated with chronic prednisone, and a two-pack-per- week cigarette use, presented to clinic with 8 years of right knee pain….

Category: Healthcare News

Read more

 

^ Back to Top