Females who participate in competitive sport during adolescence have better fitness at midlife than do females with no competitive sport background in adolescence, reveals a study
Meniscus tears are the most frequently treated knee injuries. Recovery will take about 6 to 8 weeks if your meniscus tear is treated conservatively, without surgery. If your symptoms persist after 3 months or your symptoms become significant, your doctor may recommend surgery to repair the tear.
Exercise not only helps people with long-term conditions better manage their health but also boosts the immune system. So how can we support more people to be physically active?
Total hip replacement has become one of the most common and most successful types of orthopedic surgeries. Nearly 500,000 hip replacement surgeries are done in the United States every year. While hip replacement surgery is largely standardized, there are variations in surgical techniques.
Most of the time, hip replacement surgery is performed on one side of the hip (unilateral). But sometimes, hip replacements are done on both sides of the hip (bilateral). Read on to learn more about double hip replacements, what the procedure is like, and what to expect afterward.