The study led by Imperial College London found that flexibility, as well as density, in the bone nanostructure is an important factor in assessing how likely someone is to suffer fractures.
Using data from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, researchers evaluated whether the surgical approach was associated with differences in early revision rates in primary total hip arthroplasty patients.
High intensity physical activity in early life might help maximise peak hip strength and prevent osteoporosis in later life, according to a new study.
An extract of Curcuma longa (CL), commonly known as turmeric, was found to be more effective than placebo for reducing knee pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Is it just a temporary ache or is it a nagging injury that just doesn’t seem to heal? Getting the right diagnosis is extremely important but so is how you treat the pain. In fact, you may even be making your knee pain worse without even realizing it.
A variety of issues can cause knee swelling, including injuries and medical conditions such as arthritis. A person can treat some of these causes at home, while other issues require care from a doctor. In some cases, the cause of the swelling is chronic and requires long-term treatment.
Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping. And jobs that demand excessive kneeling, squatting, standing, lifting and climbing stairs all increase your odds.
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.