Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head
A review of literature providing insights into one of the head-sparing surgical treatments for this multifactorial disease process: core decompression with the addition of bone marrow aspirate concentrate, which has significantly improved long-term outcomes and has become a powerful tool in treating early-stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
Medicare’s Reimbursement System Equates Outpatient TKA with Outpatient UKA
Reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System fails to account for the higher level of complexity in performing total knee arthroplasty compared with unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – which could be quite costly for facilities, according to a study from The Rothman Institute.
Return to Sport and Weightlifting Analysis Following Distal Biceps Tendon Repair
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.
What Do Surgeons Need to Know About Pain Management After Shoulder Surgery?
Dr. Vani Sabesan answers ICJR’s questions about multimodal pain management following shoulder procedures, the role of patient education, and how state laws are changing opioid prescribing habits.
The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief
Lower body strengthening exercises may offload unwanted stressors on the knee joint by improving shock absorption through enhanced muscle strength.