Knee replacement surgery may be recommended by an orthopaedic surgeon when one’s knee has been damaged to the point where bending the knee is impossible without debilitating pain. Knee replacement surgery serves the following purposes…
Neck pain and back pain are common. In some cases, the pain can limit movement or mobility and can even interfere with quality of life. We highlight several treatment options which do not need major procedures or surgeries.
A spinal deformity occurs when there is misalignment or exaggeration of the natural curves in one’s spine. Such conditions can affect the spine’s ability to function properly.
Two of the most common causes of hip or knee pain are osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis. Both will reduce mobility and independence over time.
Treatment of post-menopausal osteoporosis usually come in two classes of medication: anti-resorptives and bone formation agents.
A brief overview of the dangers of osteoporosis, particularly about fragility fractures.
The American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation do not recommend health supplements such as glucosamine in treating knee pain.
Most cases of back pain are caused by muscular strain, but in rare cases, unremitting back pain can be a sign of more sinister health issues.
Patients above age 40 with persistent knee pain should see an orthopaedic surgeon to see if they need medical treatment for knee osteoarthritis.