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Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

After platelet-rich plasma injections, researchers have described the structural change in the healing process as well as improvement in patients’ pain and function, in a new report. » Read more Source: ScienceDaily

Arthroscopic Treatment of Hip Pain in Adolescent Patients With Borderline Dysplasia of the Hip: Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up

To examine arthroscopic treatment of hip pain in patients with borderline hip dysplasia (lateral center edge angle [LCEA] between 20° and 25°). » Read more Source: NCBI

Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results of new data showing that EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltration compared to a standard analgesic regimen in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) significantly decreased the length of hospital stay and increased the likelihood that a patient would be discharged to their home rather than a care facility […]

Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in Competitive Athletes.

To evaluate the minimum 2-year postoperative clinical outcomes and the rate of return to sports in athletes who underwent capsular plication for the treatment of ligamentous laxity and/or borderline dysplasia during hip arthroscopy for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement and labral pathology. » Read more Source: NCBI

Yogurt consumption in older Irish adults linked with better bone health

The tidiest observational part to date of dairy intakes and bone and peculiarity measurements in older grown-ups has develop that enlarged yogurt consumption was associated with a elevated hip bone density and a significantly norm down jeopardy of osteoporosis in older females and men on the ait of Ireland, after enrapturing into account familiar risk […]

Intense training without proper recovery may compromise bone health in elite rowers

Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that the extended, high-intensity training sessions of elite athletes could reverse beneficial bone changes. » Read more Source: ScienceDaily

What is the recovery like after a knee replacement?

Today we will answer another one of the most common questions I am asked from people considering knee replacement surgery. “How long is the recovery?” Although this is one of the most common questions we are asked, it is also one of the hardest to answer. At Hudson Valley Bone and Joint Surgeons we have […]

What is a hip replacement made of?

What are the parts of a hip replacement? Despite close to 1 million hip replacements being performed in the United States every year, very few patients know the parts and materials that compose a hip replacement. The hip is a ball and socket joint, and the goal of any hip replacement is to recreate the […]

What is the difference between a partial and total knee replacement: Which one is right for me?

One of the most common questions that I get asked is “What is the difference between a partial and a total knee replacement, and am I a candidate for one or the other?” There is a second question that you must ask with this question which most patients don’t know to ask, and that is […]

Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and […]

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