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  • Balancing Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligaments in Adults

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) represent the central pivot of the knee. The balance between these two ligaments impacts the tibiofemoral biomechanics. Each structure is the opposite of the other in terms of anteroposterior translation and rotation. The aim of this study was to find a correlation between the cross-sectional area of the ACL and PCL in adults.

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  • How to Relieve Hip Pain

    Finding the right treatment to relieve hip pain often depends on what's causing it. Conservative measures like pain relievers and home remedies can be used for a sudden, isolated injury. Physical therapy, injections, and surgery may be needed for more chronic or complicated causes of hip pain. Some strategies, such as an osteoarthritis weight loss plan, may be effective for long-term pain relief.

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  • 9 Home Remedies for Knee Pain

    As you may be painfully aware, knee pain is very common. Global estimates suggest that more than 1 in 5 adults age 40 and over experience this type of joint problem, and knee pain in men and women in the United States increases steadily after age 60. Here are some of the best home-based ways to help your knees feel and function better.

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  • More women report hip fractures earlier in life, research finds

    Older women with low bone density are more likely to experience their first hip fracture in their 60s compared to older ages, according to research being presented Sunday at ENDO 2024, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Boston, Mass.

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  • What to expect during rehab after hip replacement

    Hip replacement is a major, arduous elective surgery, and rehabilitation afterwards takes time, according to an expert from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.

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  • ‘Don’t push into pain!’ How to rescue your knees from everything from torn ligaments to injured tendons

    From runner’s knee to fraying cartilage, knees are involved in 40% of sports injuries. But it can be hard to pin down what’s wrong, or what to do about it. Just because knee issues are common, that doesn’t mean we should ignore them and soldier on.

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  • What Is Iliopsoas Bursitis?

    Iliopsoas bursitis, also called hip bursitis, is inflammation of the iliopsoas bursa. This bursa is a large fluid-filled sac found under the iliopsoas muscle, which supports hip movement. The iliopsoas bursa provides cushion for tendons, ligaments, and muscles to prevent friction during movement.

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  • Self-administered acupressure reduces knee pain with suspected osteoarthritis

    The analysis included 314 participants randomly assigned to acupressure twice daily for 12 weeks or a control education session on knee health.

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  • Femoral Nerve Block Cuts Opioid Use in ACL Reconstruction

    For patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, a femoral nerve block (FNB) is associated with a lower incidence of excessive opioid consumption than adductor canal block (ACB), according to a study

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  • Nose cartilage-based knee joint treatment project receives €2.3 million funding

    Treating knee joint defects with cartilage from the nose: The University Hospital in Würzburg is working on the approval of this procedure. They received funding of 2.3 million euros for this purpose.

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