The study, called the Manual Therapy and Strengthening the Hip (MASH) Trial, is believed by the research team to be the first clinical trial to assess the efficacy of a tailored physical therapy intervention matched to an at-risk subgroup of older adults with chronic low back pain and coexisting hip pain and muscle weakness.
A review published in the journal Medicine investigates the link between transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) and pregnancy, focusing on diagnosis, treatment, and potential contributing factors.
Stronger quadriceps muscles, relative to the hamstrings, may lower the risk of total knee replacement, according to research being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
You may already be taking medicines — either prescription or over the counter — to relieve stiffness, inflammation and pain in your joints.
Re-revision ACL reconstruction was associated with improvements in stability and patient-reported outcomes.
While it may be tempting to avoid exercise when knee pain occurs, this is not always the appropriate solution. Certain types of exercise can help alleviate existing knee pain and prevent future pain or injury by providing the knee with extra support.
Osteochondritis dissecans typically affects children and teens, but it can also occur in adults. It is a condition that commonly affects the knee joint, but it can affect any joint in the body.
Possible causes of right hip pain include muscle injury, osteoarthritis, and pelvic floor conditions. In females, it can also occur during pregnancy. Treatment may involve pain relief, stretching, and exercise.
An Emory team of investigators in collaboration with other recruitment sites throughout the nation has explored the potential of mesenchymal stem cells as a game-changing treatment option for knee OA, one of the most common causes of chronic knee pain. "The study demonstrated no superiority of any cell therapy over corticosteroids in reducing pain intensity over the course of a year."
Chondromalacia patella occurs when the cartilage at the back of the kneecap begins to soften and break down. This breakdown causes the kneecap to grind against the leg bones that join to form the knee joint, resulting in pain that worsens with activity. This article explores some of the exercises you can do if you have chondromalacia patella. It also looks at what kind of activities you should avoid and some other strategies that can help limit your pain.