Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who go
straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement
surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a
rehabilitation center, new research indicates.
Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men are more
likely than women to die after suffering an osteoporosis-related
fracture, researchers report.
Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of
vitamin D supplements and certain dairy foods may protect against
age-related bone loss, a new study indicates.
Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who
suffer a hip fracture face a much higher risk of death soon after
the injury, but the risk persists over the longer term, a large
Ultrasound Won't Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some doctors may
order a pricey ultrasound treatment -- low-intensity pulsed
ultrasound (LIPUS) -- to help speed the healing of broken
Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever heard a
loud pop as you bent down to pick something up, you'll be relieved
to know that it's normal for your joints to make popping and
Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- From broken bones
to frostbite, you're at extra risk for foot and ankle injuries
during winter. But you can protect yourself, according to a surgeon
who specializes in podiatry.
Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You might want to
think twice the next time you're ready to blame the weather for
your aches and pains, researchers say.
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Everybody believes
running can leave you sore and swollen, right? Well, a new study
suggests running might actually reduce inflammation in joints.