Determining the cause of a swollen knee can sometimes be challenging. It may an acute condition caused by a traumatic injury or a chronic one which has developed slowly over time.
Is there a better option for the surgical management of displaced femoral neck fractures? Maybe not better, but at least as good, according to the findings of a large clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study – a head-to-head comparison of THA and hemiarthroplasty to treat displaced femoral head fractures – included nearly 1500 patients at 80 institutions in 10 countries.
Iliopsoas syndrome is one of several conditions that affect the hip joint or iliopsoas. Common conditions that affect this part of the body include iliopsoas bursitis and iliopsoas tendinitis. These conditions are common among gymnasts, dancers, and track and field athletes who perform repeated hip flexion movements.
Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what's the best way to prepare patients before the procedure?
Knee joints are under a lot of physical stress each day. It is very common to experience pain in one or both knees due to normal wear and tear, physical activity, or injury. Often, if a person has a knee injury or strain, the pain can feel as though it is burning.