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Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity

20 hours ago   |   News Medical

In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a study in the August 21...
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How to Take the Load Off Your Sore Knees

1 day ago   |   Mens health

Whether you're actually hurt or just feeling the pain, knee soreness is no fun. Here's how to fix it.
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Out-of-range alignment linked with tibial component migration after TKA

2 days ago   |   Healio

According to recently published results, mechanically out-of-range alignment was linked with higher tibial component migration after total knee arthroplasty. Researchers...
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Simple computational models can help predict post-traumatic osteoarthritis

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have developed a method to predict post-traumatic osteoarthritis in patients with ligament ruptures using a simplified computational model. The researchers also...
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Predicting post-traumatic osteoarthritis using simplified computational models

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Knee joint injuries, such as ligament rupture, are common in athletes. As the intact joint ligaments offer a precondition for joint stability, ligament injuries are often...
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5 Ways to Relieve and Treat Arthritis

3 days ago   |   Living Smart Girl

Arthritis Pain Arthritis affects more than 30 million adults in the United States. Common symptoms of the condition include pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints, with...
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Don't use WD-40 to relieve arthritis! But you'll be amazed what DOES cure creaky knees

Don't use WD-40 to relieve arthritis! But you'll be amazed what DOES cure creaky knees

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Sammy Margo, a physiotherapist in North London, and Dr Rod Hughes, a consultant rheumatologist, give the lowdown on gadgets and remedies for the pain. We then rated them.
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Accelerated weight-bearing after MACI of knee defects seen as safe

3 days ago   |   Healio

BOSTON - High levels of patient satisfaction and tissue durability beyond 10 years were seen with matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation for the treatment of...
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No differences found for early vs delayed treatment of multiligament knee injuries

3 days ago   |   Healio

BOSTON - Although early vs. delayed surgical treatment of multiligament knee injuries had no differences in patient-reported outcomes, results presented here showed older age...
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Do You Really Need to Wear Knee Wraps to Squat?

4 days ago   |   Mens health

What you need to know before wrapping up.
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