New therapeutic approaches to repair herniated discs in the lumbar spine using novel tissue engineering and regenerative medicine strategies have shown promising outcomes in preclinical studies and target the underlying problem of disc injury or instability, unlike current nonsurgical and surgical treatments.
Image analyses of idiopathic scoliosis sufferers using a three-dimensional, back-surface-symmetry-recognition system. Top: images of a case in which a patient is to be treated with a brace. The thoracic vertebra curves by 34 degrees. Bottom: images of a case in which a patient requires surgery.
Which time of year is the best time to have total hip replacement surgery?
There are three surgical approaches to total hip replacement surgery. Which is best for you?
The overall inflammation and degeneration of the cartilage cause pain, sometimes to the point that mobility becomes a problem. When mobility becomes a problem knee or hip replacement surgery may become necessary.
So the hip replacement surgery is done, now what? Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina explains what happens next. He discusses what happens in the hospital and then what to expect in rehab and back at home.
Most often, people go about their daily life without knowing a simple knee pain has a story to tell. People commonly blame exhaustion, overwork or an unusual sleeping position for their aching knee joint. The logical modus operandi is to self-diagnose and treat as if it is a temporary condition, but how do you know if it is something chronic like arthritis?
Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina discusses losing weight before surgery. Why you should lose weight and a method for losing that weight. He discusses exercise, diet and nutrition to help with losing weight. For more …