VIDEO: Biologics: Proposed guideline addresses perioperative management

VIDEO: Biologics: Proposed guideline addresses perioperative management

“We now have a document that’s based on the available evidence, and also based on expert opinion, to help us manage these patients much more thoroughly in the perioperative period,” Dr. Springer, an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, N.C.
Running Stress Fractures

Running Stress Fractures

Stress fractures typically cause localized pain that you can put your finger on and know exactly where it hurts.
Scrape the Pain Away – Graston Technique

Scrape the Pain Away – Graston Technique

Gua sha, a Chinese medicine technique that involves scraping muscle tissue to stimulate blood flow has been used for centuries to promote healing.
Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

X-rays are a type of imaging technique that we use to diagnose injuries or issues in the bones so that your doctor can plan a course of treatment.
Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises you can do at home

Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises you can do at home

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain.
Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement, or arthroplasty, more common than you might think -- as of 2014, there were 2.5 million Americans living with an artificial hip. 1
What is IT Band Syndrome?

What is IT Band Syndrome?

Strengthening hip and gluteus medius muscles can reduce your chances of getting IT band injuries.
Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Elastic sports tape, often known as kinesiology tape, was first introduced to the US market in the 1990’s, quickly gaining a following among runners, volleyball competitors and football players. These days everyone from weekend warriors to Olympians athletes can be seen taping up.
Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Myofascial trigger points are areas of your muscle that have inflammation, and if you’ve ever had them, you know they can be a real pain.
School of Thought: What to Know About Students, Backpacks and Injury Prevention

School of Thought: What to Know About Students, Backpacks and Injury Prevention

The backpack serves not only as a stylish accessory, but also as the main transporter for books, homework, or maybe even a laptop.
Celebrating Research

Celebrating Research

Each May, Clinical Trials Day is observed to celebrate the day that James Lind started the first randomized clinical trial. This trial happened aboard a ship May 20, 1747.

Orthopedic Guide to Power Tools

Give your surgeons what they want with smaller, stronger and smarter options.
Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

American registered nurse Margo McCaffery, a pioneer of the field of pain management nursing, famously had a theory about human pain: "whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he says it does".
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA
Changing Technology and Trends in Joint Replacement

Changing Technology and Trends in Joint Replacement

Joint replacement patients are growing older, but also getting younger
How Obesity Affects Arthritis

How Obesity Affects Arthritis

Even as countries worldwide have populations that suffer from malnutrition, obesity has become a major worldwide health concern including in the United States.

Preventing Falls for the Elderly

According to the CDC, among older adults falls are the leading cause of injury in adults 65 and older and 95% of hip fractures are caused by falls.
What is Shoulder Impingement?

What is Shoulder Impingement?

Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain.
Exercising With Arthritis

Exercising With Arthritis

The pain and stiffness arthritis causes can make a workout seem beyond grasp, especially when the symptoms are so intense you feel more immobile than athletic.
Spinning Your Wheels: 17 Benefits of Indoor Cycling