• 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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  • DJO Global presents new shoulder arthroplasty solution

    DJO Global recently announced its e-plus polyethylene formulation, the first blended vitamin E product available throughout the entire shoulder product portfolio. Engineered to reduce wear rates, eliminate oxidation and maintain stability better than conventional polyethylene in the company’s knee, hip and shoulder replacement solutions, e-plus blended vitamin E polyethylene can be utilized for both total […]

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  • Cayenne Medical launches new all-suture anchor system

    Cayenne Medical recently announced the launch of the SureLock All-Suture Anchor System. Indicated for use in shoulder and extremity procedures, the SureLock system is designed to provide a predictable fixation method while eliminating manual tension that can lead to pull-out or displacement of the anchor as well as partial anchor deployment. The system minimizes bone […]

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  • Melatonin may mediate nocturnal pain from shoulder disorders

    For patients with shoulder disorders such as a rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder, melatonin may mediate nocturnal pain, according to a study published in the July 2 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

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