Are You ‘Too Young’ for Hip Replacement Surgery?
An increasing number of younger people are having hip replacements due to advanced osteoarthritis in the hip joints. There are a number of reasons for the increase, especially among the younger patients. First and foremost, a total hip replacement is a very successful procedure.
Jumper's knee: Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention
If you're an athlete who does an activity with a lot of jumping involved, or if you have a child or teen who plays such a sport, you may one day find yourself with jumper's knee. In the medical world, it's known as patellar tendonitis or patellar tendinopathy.
Achilles tendon injures are rising - Here's how to spot them
Achilles tendon injuries have skyrocketed in the United States this year, researchers report.
Improving mobility outcomes after revision total knee arthroplasty
Stiffness after knee replacement surgery, or total knee arthroplasty (TKA), is a rare but frustrating complication, affecting between 1% and 7% of patients who receive the artificial joints.
Returning to golf after total knee replacement
Avid golfers who have knee replacement surgery can take comfort that they'll be able to return to the sport with less pain and fewer limitations on their golf swing, according to a Henry Ford Health System study published in the journal Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.