Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of arthritis where joint cartilage breaks down. Primary OA has no clear cause. Secondary OA, however, occurs as a result of an existing medical condition, joint injury, or abnormality.
Hip extension uses some of your biggest, strongest muscles. This movement is involved in many daily activities, such as getting up from a chair, climbing stairs, and walking. It’s also heavily involved in many sports with explosive strength and power.
Compared with the posterior approach to total hip arthroplasty, the direct anterior approach lowered the risk of dislocation and revision, according to published results.
Researchers from Mayo Clinic may have taken the first step in a very high tech way: They’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze thousands of post-THA radiographs and then calculate anteversion and inclination angles that redefine the concept of an acetabular safe zone.
The use of hyaluronic acid injections to treat knee osteoarthritis (OA) among Medicare beneficiaries has increased in recent years despite recommendations against the injections, according to a study from Cleveland Clinic published online ahead of print by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.