Research published in February this year in the Journal of Regenerative Medicine indicates that stem cell treatment may be able to help patients with knee damage by reducing pain…
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Earlier this year a 107 year old woman had a partial hip replacement (a 'hemiarthroplasty') and became the oldest patient in Australia to have this operation.
One of the five issues listed by the Australian National Joint Replacement as reasons for a total hip replacement revision is 'repeated dislocation of artificial joint'…
A study published last month (July 2019) in The Lancet* based on a randomised clinical trial involving 528 patients at 27 hospitals in the UK has concluded that…
Age is a risk factor for rotator cuff tear, with almost 50% of people over 60 and almost 95% of those over 80 with some form of rotator cuff tear.
A recent research paper has concluded that pedalling regularly on a simple exercise bike may be a more effective rehabilitation protocol for patients who have undergone a total knee replacement than the conventional approach.
Shoulder replacement surgery may be recommended where either fractures in bones in the shoulder cannot be repaired or where degenerative arthritis has developed in the shoulder joint.
The popular perception of arthritis is that it is a condition that only really affects the elderly.
For people who take their sport seriously, an ACL injury is more than an inconvenience, it generally requires surgery to fix and involves a significant recuperation period.
Obesity is a risk factor for many medical conditions, and this is also the case for conditions affecting the knees.