Orthopedics

  • UNMC study: knee replacement viable option for rheumatoid arthritis

    Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D., has for a long time listened to patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) talking about improved quality of life after their total joint replacements. But until now, there’s been little information that actually measures how the surgery impacts …

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  • Former professional rugby players have greater cervical spine degeneration

    Clinical examinations and magnetic resonance imaging studies have determined whether retired professional rugby players experience more serious symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than people in the general population. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the largest study …

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  • Meniscal Transplant in Patients under age 50

    Most patients younger than age 50 with a torn or severely damaged meniscus experienced reduced pain and improved knee function following transplant surgery, according to a study in the August 5 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery …

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  • Speaker: Total Joint Arthroplasty on Obese Patients

    Although performing total joint arthroplasty on obese patients can be technically challenging and presents complications, a presenter at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Annual Spring Meeting highlighted that surgeons should not deny patients the procedure based solely on their …

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  • Orthopedics and Nutrition

    Being overweight can cause a number of health issues including damage to joints. Our joints are just not designed to carry large amounts of excess weight. In this video, Dr. Dan Albright,, an orthopedic surgeon from Raleigh, NC, discusses the

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