Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA
Knee stiffness following total knee arthroplasty is a rare complication, which is multifactorial and can be prevented with techniques that help optimize knee range of motion, according to a presenter.
Knee replacement infection: What you need to know
Source: Medical News today
A knee replacement infection may develop after a person has had an operation to replace their knee joint. What are the symptoms of a knee replacement infection and who is at most risk of getting one?
Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement
Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests.
Take intraoperative steps to reduce joint infection risk
With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016.
Doctors use new procedure in patients with damaged hips to avoid replacement surgery
Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.