Orthopedics Today has highlighted the ten most important stories of the year to keep your practice up-to-date regarding osteoarthritis.
Physical therapy shows no advantages to patients with hip osteoarthritis
Physical therapy was not shown to significantly reduce pain or raise function among patients with hip osteoarthritis, according to a recently published study. Read more.
Osteoarthritis more likely following ACL reconstruction
Osteoarthritis was approximately three times more likely to occur in the knee of a patient who underwent ACL reconstruction compared with the contralateral knee, according to a study. Read more.
Proper patient selection, better fixation associated with successful femoral osteotomy for lateral compartment OA
AMSTERDAM — Orthopedic surgeons should focus on four key prognostic factors related to femoral osteotomies to improve their patients’ outcomes with the procedure, according to a presenter at the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress, here. Read more.