The use of hyaluronic acid injections to treat knee osteoarthritis (OA) among Medicare beneficiaries has increased in recent years despite recommendations against the injections, according to a study from Cleveland Clinic published online ahead of print by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
A left comminuted clavicle fracture sustained in a polytrauma accident went on to a symptomatic malunion after a trial of non-operative management. Will thoughtful preoperative planning and operative execution lead to fracture union?
If the shoulder blade, or scapula, is out of position, or if there are any problems with the tendons attached to the scapula, it can cause pain and make movement difficult. Several stretches may help ease this pain.
Knee pain and swelling can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries. Among athletes, injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee is one common cause of this type of pain.
An increasing number of younger people are having hip replacements due to advanced osteoarthritis in the hip joints. There are a number of reasons for the increase, especially among the younger patients. First and foremost, a total hip replacement is a very successful procedure.