Researchers say people who have knee repair surgery tend to have better outcomes than those who undergo knee reconstruction surgery. Experts, however, say the choice between the two operations isn’t always a simple one and sometimes the more intensive reconstruction surgery is necessary.
Experimental technology could transform the surface of implants so bacteria won’t grow and cause infections in procedures such as knee and hip replacements
Young athletes get plenty of bumps and bruises, but how can they avoid injuries? Any advice on how long they should sit out before getting back on the field or in the game?
Patients who underwent isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction maintained outcomes at 5 years with low recurrent instability rates and high return to sport rates, according to results presented here.
About half of patients who underwent 6 months of nonoperative management for isolated posterior glenohumeral instability required arthroscopic stabilization, according to a presentation.