Younger patients may have worse outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty compared with older patients.Higher rates of activity in younger patients may explain increased stress and loading on the prosthesis.
People with conditions including sciatica, herniated discs, and spinal stenosis may benefit from transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Doctors may also use this injection to examine how a person’s body reacts to it to help diagnose any underlying condition that could be causing them pain.
Wheelchair users are nearly three times more likely to experience hospital readmission following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), according to UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, highlight the importance of comprehensive preoperative counseling and risk assessment for patients who use wheelchairs.
There are many possible causes of hip pain. They include serious ones, like a fracture or joint infection, and less serious causes, like bursitis.1 Your healthcare provider can diagnose the cause and help to plan your treatment.
Tendinitis can take time to heal. Natural remedies for the inflammation include rest, ice, compression, physical therapy, and complementary treatments, such as acupuncture.