The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Cleveland Clinic $6 million to study techniques used for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The five-year grant – led by principal investigator Kurt P. Spindler, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic and founder of the Multicenter Orthopaedic […]Continue Reading ...
A third of people who undergo ACL reconstruction surgery will have osteoarthritis in their injured knee within 10 years. Within two decades, nearly 50 percent will — terrible odds for getting a debilitating condition with no known cure. While no one yet knows exactly why this is the case, researchers have explored two related theories: […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 — When a teen athlete is tired, their risk of suffering a common knee injury rises, a new study suggests. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) connects the thighbone to the shinbone, at the knee. When the ACL is overstretched or torn, it can cause swelling, instability and pain. It can also […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 — Males and females have similar knee positions at the time of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture, according to a study published online April 18 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Kwadwo A. Owusu-Akyaw, M.D., from Duke University in Durham, N.C., compared knee positions between males and females at […]Continue Reading ...
April 18, 2018 While women are two to four times more likely than men to tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee, the cause of this injury is no different between the sexes, according to new research from Duke Health. The findings counter a common explanation for the higher incidence of the injury […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: University of Aberdeen New research from the University of Aberdeen shows that weight loss in people with Parkinson’s disease leads to decreased life expectancy, increased risk of dementia and more dependency on care. The team, led by Dr Angus Macleod propose that closer monitoring for weight loss in Parkinson’s patients and interventions in those […]Continue Reading ...
August 18, 2017 Who is Extra at Possibility of Sports activities Accidents: Women or Boys? College is again in consultation and that implies formative years athletes are returning to the sphere, courtroom or monitor. Folks and avid gamers beware: fresh studies have proven that formative years sports-related accidents are on the upward thrust. However who’s […]Continue Reading ...
March 20, 2017 A majority of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction sufferers broaden a situation referred to as posttraumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) inside 15 years of surgical procedure, which can also be debilitating and restrict job. Researchers presenting their paintings on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports activities Medication’s (AOSSM) Uniqueness Day in San Diego are […]Continue Reading ...
August 15, 2018 It’s not an uncommon scenario. An athlete is sailing through the air or making a quick turn when all of a sudden he or she hears a “pop” in the knee. An athlete who experiences this followed by sudden pain and swelling often receives the much-feared diagnosis of an anterior cruciate ligament […]Continue Reading ...
July 5, 2018 Female athletes are two to eight more times likely to injure their ACL than males, however utilizing one graft repair treatment method in females may be more beneficial than another, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego. Young […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDApril 23, 2018 According to a new study more and more young Australians are needing knee reconstruction surgeries that have risen by more than 70 per cent in the last 15 years. The new study was published today in the journal Medical Journal of Australia. Taping for ACL tear. Image Credit: […]Continue Reading ...
Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID The latest “kick-and-kill” research to eliminate the HIV virus uncovered a potential obstacle in finding a cure. A recent study by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that latent HIV […]Continue Reading ...
Osteoarthritis is a common disease of the joints that primarily occurs in older adults. This condition is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage, the tough but flexible tissue that covers the ends of the bones at the joints and allows smooth joint movements. One or more parts of the body can be affected, most often […]Continue Reading ...
The most typical surgical ways used to fix a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) be offering sufferers advanced high quality of lifestyles 5 years after damage, in line with analysis offered these days on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports activities Drugs’s Annual Assembly in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The learn about adopted sufferers for 5 […]Continue Reading ...
March 14, 2017 A learn about at Clinic for Particular Surgical treatment (HSS) reveals that almost all athletic sufferers who’ve reconstructive surgical operation for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are extremely happy with the process and in a position to go back to sports activities. Researchers introduced the learn about with a focal point […]Continue Reading ...
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