Accessibility Tools

Healthcare News

  • Helpful or harmful? Weighing last resorts before knee surgery

    Steroid injections can quickly relieve inflammation in the joints, and the effects may last from several weeks to several months. I’ve seen a number of patients who got significant relief from steroid injections every three or four months. But, a new report of one medical center’s experience and a review of past research came to some concerning conclusions about joint injections for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.

    Read more

  • Swollen Knee Symptoms and Causes

    Determining the cause of a swollen knee can sometimes be challenging. It may an acute condition caused by a traumatic injury or a chronic one which has developed slowly over time.

    Read more

  • How to treat hip osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis, sometimes called "wear and tear" arthritis, is a common degenerative condition. Doctors can treat osteoarthritis with medication and surgery. People can also manage their symptoms with different exercises and stretches.

    Read more

FirstPrevious | Pages 5 6 7 8 9 [10] of 10
  • Midwestern University
  • Scripps
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Community Health Network