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.
Patients who ate five servings of fruits and vegetables had a lower rate of hip fracture.
Acetaminophen provided a small benefit in the reduction of pain and disability in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee and provided no benefit in reducing pain in patients with lower back pain.
The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.
Particularly in men, the risk of hip fracture was increased considerably with lower body mass index combined with abdominal obesity.
The risk of back pain was highest between 7 a.m. and noon.
Patient-matched treatments did not demonstrate better outcomes at seven weeks or 12 months compared with unmatched treatments.
The combined lifetime risk for hip, forearm, and vertebral fractures that will require clinical attention is approximately 40%.
Teen athletes who have re-entered athletics following a concussion are reported regressing abilities in their physical abilities.
Fluctuating nature of low back pain suggests measuring outcomes more frequently may aid prediction.
A man tells the orthopedics clinic staff about odd sensations in his hand a week after a car accident.
Introducing a single full-time orthopedic trained PA in the hospital setting benefited patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.
There was no significant association between milk intake and knee osteoarthritis in men.
Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy does not improve degenerative medial meniscus tear symptoms in patients without knee osteoarthritis.
Supracondylar humeral fractures more likely to be complex, have greater risk of post-op complications.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Patients who underwent lumbar disc herniation had greater improvements in pain, functioning and disability than those treated nonoperatively, but the latter group also fared relatively well.
Location, fracture type and cause mechanism must be evaluated with child's medical history.
Research on the relationship between footwear and injury rates is limited. A switch to a minimalist shoe or barefoot running should be done gradually.
A teenager complains of pain in the left wrist, yet manifests no localized swelling and exhibits symmetric bilateral range of motion.
Why are individuals with diabetes especially prone to developing frozen shoulder?