The first blood test for early-stage osteoarthritis could soon be developed; say researchers who suggest the biomarker they have identified can detect the painful joint condition before bone damage occurs.
New York Times – Many of the procedures people undergo to counter chronic knee pain in the hopes of avoiding a knee replacement have limited or no evidence to support them. Some enrich the pockets of medical practitioners while rarely benefiting patients for more than a few months. […]
When Scott Summit tore a ligament in his arm he knew there was a better way to heal than spending six months trapped in a fiberglass cast from his biceps to his knuckles. The senior […]
Although results of a prospective, self-administered survey of 218 patients found 62% expressed they should be somewhat concerned about financial relationships between orthopedic surgeons and the industry, most patients had supportive attitudes towards these relations […]