Gone are the days when knee replacement surgery was almost as bad as the arthritis itself. The past year has brought vastly improved procedures, creating bionic patients in an outpatient surgery setting.
ACL injuries are more devastating to the knee then previously thoughtâ€”and the tools for replacing the ACL produce their own problems. But there is hope. Here is an update from the leading ACL surgeonsâ€™ conference, just held in Sweden.
When an orthopedic surgeon gets a taste of his own medicine, lessons are learned. After a successful partial knee replacement surgery, Dr. Kevin Stone recountsÂ his personal journey down the road to recovery.
The risk of injury is a constant factor in our active lives. But we chose to put that out of our minds until weâ€™re forced to confront it. At what point do we confront these risks, and hope? READ MORE from Dr. Kevin Stone.
Though usually self-healing in the young, a tongue-twisting condition called Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) can mean more serious trouble for adolescents. Advances in knee surgery may move this injury, like many others, into the â€ścurableâ€ť realm.
The Golden State Warriors, and star Steph Curry, may seem like superheroesâ€”but theyâ€™re human beings with human parts. Heâ€™s what their knees endure during each game, and why (barring injury) they're able to handle it with such finesse.
Our biceps is our â€śPopeyeâ€ť muscle, long associated with strength and vitality. But when the tendon of the biceps becomes painful and inflamed, drastic measures like surgical excision are often the treatment of choice. That should changeâ€”and it will.Â
Our unique regenerative approach to healing joints and repairing arthritis can get you back to the activities you love, without compromise. Youâ€™ll be fitter, faster and stronger than you have been in years.
The abs have it. If you could focus on only one part of your body to change and strengthen, consider spending the rest of this year on your abdominal muscles. Here is why you shouldâ€”and a simple exercise for getting the abs you deserve.
Artificial Intelligence-enabled systems that interpret radiologic studies are advancing to the point where they often match the best radiologists in the world. And they are getting better every day. From CT scans to MRIs, angiograms to Doppler studies, the data captured is digitalâ€”and digital data can be read by machines.
Swimming pools are like boats and golf clubs. The average boat is used 14 days a year, as is the average set of golf clubs. They look good and are expensive, yet they are largely ignored. Here is why you should get wet.