A 14-year-old athlete has foot pain that has not resolved with NSAID use or orthotics. What is the best treatment option for her?
Patients who have had bariatric surgery are at high risk of fractures due to bone loss, but now researchers say that resistance, high-impact and balance exercises can protect these patients from bone mineral density loss.
Hip fracture survivors experience notable declines in function and well-being in the first year after a hip fracture.
Osteoporosis can affect people of any age, race, and sex. Recognition of the misconceptions surrounding the condition may help patients understand its complexity.
Researchers evaluated the prevalence of pharmacologic osteoporosis prevention among nursing home residents and assessed its association with patient characteristics.
Preoperative risk factors, including opioid use and fatigue severity, may be an important part of preoperative screening to determine post-TKA pain outcomes.
There may be an association between physical activity and osteoporosis prevention among individuals aged at least 65 years.
For patients undergoing knee replacement surgery, use of a tourniquet may increase the risk for serious adverse events.
Vegans have increased risks for total fractures and some site-specific fractures compared with meat eaters.
For adults with psoriatic diseases, the likelihood of developing bone fractures is increased, although they have no increased risk for osteoporosis.
Clinicians must be well-versed in distinguishing the exact etiology of avascular necrosis of the hip in order to prevent further injury and recommend the best course of treatment.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
For patients with knee osteoarthritis, Curcuma longa extract is more effective than placebo for knee pain but does not improve knee effusion-synovitis.
Geriatric patients reported lower pain scores for rib fracture than younger patients, contributing to the ideology that geriatric patients may underreport pain severity.
Level of dairy intake does not affect the rate of bone mineral density loss or fracture risk among perimenopausal women.
In a joint guidance document, recommendations are presented for the management of osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overweight and obesity during preschool age are associated with increased risk for fracture in childhood.
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A study found that patients with anorexia nervosa have a particularly high risk for hip, vertebral, and upper arm fractures.
Postop complications, readmission, longer stay, higher costs more likely compared with white patients.
Resistance exercise alone or in combination with aerobic exercise was found to be better than aerobic exercise alone in reducing weight loss-induced decreases in hip BMD.