For those considering a hip replacement or knee replacement, pain is an unfortunate reality that often becomes the driver for scheduling joint replacement surgery. However, the road that stretches from joint discomfort all the way to “I can’t take it anymore” pre-surgery pain is long and complicated. Throughout this journey, you’ll likely try various treatments to keep pain from rearing its ugly head. However, not all pain treatments are created equal. Some doctor-prescribed pain medications, while they may temporarily close the door on pain, can open up a door you never expected: addiction.
Nontoxic, biodegradable orthopedic implant could provide superior support to damaged bones, be safely absorbed by the body
Purdue University – Researchers are developing a biodegradable metal orthopedic implant that could be safely absorbed by the body. […]
A physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon are transforming the way patients with fractures are treated and saving the NHS more than half a million pounds in an initiative which could become a national model. Physio Lucy […]
Cartiva has won an FDA premarket approval for its cartilage implant to treat osteoarthritis at the base of the big toe. It is the first synthetic cartilage implant approved by the FDA. The Synthetic Cartilage […]