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  • With Total Knee Arthroplasty, Timing Is Everything

    Source: ICJR

    The surgery can effectively provide pain relief and restore function, but the timeliness of the procedure is critical: Patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who keep putting off surgery may end up with so much joint degeneration that they do not experience significant improvement when they finally undergo TKA, while those who have the procedure prematurely may see only minimal benefit.

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  • Can Shoulder Arthroplasty Become an Opioid-Free Procedure?

    Source: ICJR

    A recently published study outlines an alternative multimodal pain management pathway that eliminates the need for opioids in patients undergoing elective reverse and anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty.

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  • Chondromalacia Patellae Symptoms and Treatment

    Source: Verywell Health

    Chondromalacia patellae is a term used to describe the damage or softening of the cartilage on the underside of the kneecap. It is similar to patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee) in which the pain is felt under and around the kneecap. This condition is common among young athletics but may also occur in older adults who have arthritis of the knee.

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  • Common Cause of Pain With Hip Bursitis

    Source: Verywell Health

    Hip bursitis is a common problem that causes pain over the outside of the upper thigh and hip joint. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that allows smooth motion between two surfaces.

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  • Getting more from standard rotator cuff strengthening exercises

    Source: Medical News today

    The aim of this clinical laboratory study was to compare scapular and rotator cuff muscle activation between standard and modified exercises.

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