Hip replacement surgery has come a long way in the past couple of decades, with faster recovery times and lower risk of complications. It’s also become a lot more common, particularly for younger patients.
Christopher Rogers, M.D., founder of the San Diego Orthobiologics Medical Group, recently drafted and blasted out a press announcement saying that his practice is now offering a new/old treatment called Lipogems for painful sports medicine type injuries. And that that treatment was a major advance in regenerative medicine.
Return to Work After Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Patients 55 Years and Younger at Average 5-Year Follow-up
As the number of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasties performed on younger patients continues to grow, return to work after surgery becomes increasingly important. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty to return patients 55 years or younger to work postoperatively.
Flexion Therapeutics Announces FDA Approval of Zilretta™ (triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension) for Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee Pain Nasdaq:FLXN
There is a newly FDA approved, non-opioid drug on the market for those who suffer with osteoarthritic knee pain. Researchers and scientists are hailing its arrival as a non-surgical advancement in the struggle to relieve a growing number of patients, both old and young, from the debilitating effects of chronic knee pain.
Although unable to recommend a specific probiotic, Dr. Allan Walker, of Harvard Medical's Division of Nutrition agrees that probiotics may help patients deal with constipation and other health problems. While more research is warranted, select studies have shown that having an unbalanced "leaky" gut full of "bad" bacteria can be improved by ingesting "good" bacteria from cultured foods or probiotics