Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Take care with pain meds

Patients who are dependent on opioids (narcotic pain relievers) for pain management before knee replacement surgery have much more difficulty recovering, a study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) ...

Nov 11, 2011
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Osteoporosis, not just a woman's disease

Each year nearly two million Americans suffer osteoporosis-related fractures, and as the population ages that number is expected to increase dramatically, placing a major burden on the health care system. ...

Nov 05, 2014
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Computer-navigated total knee replacement

For many years, the use of computer-assisted navigation has been touted as improving the positioning, sizing and alignment of replacement knee joints, resulting in greater durability of joints and overall improvement in patient ...

Nov 21, 2012
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