• A hip and trunk training program for athletes reduces ACL injuries

    With the help of the Hockeyroos UWA researchers have developed a hip and trunk training program that could reduce the high rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in all levels of sport. Source: Medical Xpress

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  • Women fare better than men following total knee, hip replacement

    While women may have their first total joint replacement (TJR) at an older age, they are less likely to have complications related to their surgery or require revision surgery, according to a new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The findings contradict the theory that […]

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  • Hip Resurfacing: A Better Option for Some

    Every year, 330-thousand Americans undergo surgery to replace hip joints that have been damaged by age or overuse. After surgery most patients can go back to their normal activities but no running, no jumping and no high impact sports for some people who have been very physically active. Now, new research shows hip resurfacing may […]

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  • Staying at Home for Knee Rehab

    After a knee replacement, there’s no place like home for your physical therapy — or at least home may be just as good a place as a clinic to do your exercises. In a new study, knee replacement patients who followed a six-week, monitored exercise program at home showed similar progress to those who were […]

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  • Alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgery

    Injecting a newer long-acting numbing medicine called liposomal bupivacaine into the tissue surrounding the knee during surgery may provide a faster recovery and higher patient satisfaction, a new study has found. Source: Science Daily

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