The USPSTF has released recommendations for vitamin D and calcium supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.
Short-term proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are linked to an elevated risk for hip fracture among patients with Alzheimer's disease. No link is seem among patients taking long-term or cumulative PPIs.
The FDA has approved the Dermapace System for treatment of chronic, full-thickness diabetic foot ulcers.
A 64-year-old woman presents to an urgent care clinic with 24 hours of left foot pain. She states that she tweaked it while jogging. The pain is localized to the lateral portion of her foot.
No significant differences were found in pain management for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair between use of an abduction brace and antrotation sling.
Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.
The researchers found that four weeks after treatment there was significant improvement in Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire scores.
The FSI proved to be at least as effective in predicting fracture risk in children as femoral and total body BMD.
It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.
However, long-term type 1 diabetes is associated with hand pain, disability, and stiffness.
Patients who lost weight over a 48-month period had a lower rate of cartilage degeneration than patients who maintained stable weight.
The researchers found that people who ate the most fiber were at lower risk of developing osteoarthritis knee pain.
Excess weight was also a risk factor for hand arthritis, according to the researchers.
However, overall age and rates of knee arthroscopy increased between 1998 and 2006.
The FDA has cleared Halyard Health's COOLIEF Radiofrequency Treatment for relief of chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.
Researchers found no association between metabolic syndrome and incident knee osteoarthritis.
Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether inpatient rehabilitation provided greater improvements compared with a monitored home-based program alone.
Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative show that total knee replacement has minimal effects on quality of life among patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Researchers observed a higher incidence of hypertension in patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with patients without osteoarthritis.
The condition has one fundamental pathophysiology but multiple distinct clinical presentations, including venous and neurogenic.
A patient is asked to follow up for care but does not, and severe cellulitis develop
Patients treated with electroacupuncture plus splinting were more likely to show improvements.
Patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty have better outcomes with bupivacaine liposome injectable than traditional anesthetics.
The risk of developing hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis is increased in people who are overweight or obese.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common problems encountered in primary care, and conservative treatment can improve patients' quality of life.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
In two osteoarthritis studies, radiographs correctly detected hip OA in only a fraction of patients.
For osteoarthritis care, complexity, dissonance, and prioritization are three barriers in clinician and patient communication.
Obese adolescents have an increased risk of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
It took nearly nine years for 3% of the older women without osteoporosis to sustain a spinal fracture or break a hip, wrist, or arm.