At mid- and long-term follow-up, clinical and radiographic results improved among young patients with either isolated retroversion or retroversion and hip dysplasia who underwent reverse periacetabular osteotomy for treatment of femoroacetabular impingement.
Results from this randomized controlled trial showed both low- and high-intensity plyometric exercise for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction positively affected knee function, knee impairments and psychological status among patients after 8 weeks of intervention.
A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.
Hyalofast is a biodegradable substance used as scaffolding for joint repair. It is currently being used in the repair of chondral and osteochondral tears. It traps stem cells and harnesses their talent for splitting into both cartilage and bone. Hyalofast is sterilized and can be stored in a cool, dry place. It has a four year shelf life. It is considered both effective, biologically active, easy to use, bioresorbable, and safe for orthopaedic surgical use. It’s use facilitates one-step cartilage repair.
Patients who have had meniscus knee surgery at least six (6) months prior and are still in pain, may also have hope. Clinical trials are currently being conducted on post surgery patients, from 30 to 75 years old, who are still experiencing knee pain from meniscus deficiency.