The use of dual-mobility implants during revision THA has been proposed as a solution to improve stability. Are these implants really a good option for this patient population?
Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.
Knee ligaments connect the leg bones and give support to the knee joint. A sprain affecting the knee occurs if a person tears or overstretches a ligament.
Dr. Jesse Otero answers ICJR’s questions about the most common causes of knee stiffness after total knee arthroplasty, what to do if a patient presents with stiffness, and when to consider a revision procedure.