News tagged with knee injuries
Osteoarthritis, which affects at least 20 percent of adults in the United States, leads to deterioration of cartilage, the rubbery tissue that prevents bones from rubbing together. By studying the molecular properties of ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Treatment of large cartilage knee defects with an allograft osteoarticular transplant (OATS) may not allow some military personnel to return to full active duty status, say researchers presenting their work at the American ...
Surgery Mar 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Roughly a quarter of recreational skiers who tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while hitting the slopes can be successfully treated without surgery, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers ...
Surgery Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Across much of the United States, the winter months are a fun time filled with falling flakes and holiday cheer. But high season for snow and ice can also entail broken bones.
Health Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
ACL knee injuries much more likely in female athletes: Simple techniques can reduce injury risk, surgeon says
Female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer serious ACL knee injuries.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Changing hormones and nerve activity during menstrual cycle predispose women to knee injuries, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An exoskeleton of advanced design promises a new degree of independence for people with paraplegia (w/ Video)
The dream of regaining the ability to stand up and walk has come closer to reality for people paralyzed below the waist who thought they would never take another step.
Medical research Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nerve and muscle activity vary across menstrual cycle: May help explain higher rates of knee injuries in female athletes
Numerous studies have shown that female athletes are more likely to get knee injuries, especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears and chronic pain, than their male counterparts. While previous research has focused ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Sports-related kidney injuries occur significantly less frequently than other injuries in high school athletes, according to a study published online June 18 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women are more prone to knee injuries than men, and the findings of a new study suggest this may involve more than just differences in muscular and skeletal structure it shows that males and females ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For children aged 14 and under, delaying reconstructive surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries may raise their risk of further injury, according to a new study by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. If surgery ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cartilage gel being developed by tissue engineers and biochemists at the University of Sydney could bring increased mobility to people living with debilitating sports injuries.
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for ...
Other Feb 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction improves quality of life and sports functionality for athletes, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty ...
Other Feb 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the U.S., there are nearly three million youth soccer players, and half of them are female. New research presented today at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that despite ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0