Arthritis & Rheumatism

Alternate type of surgery may prevent total knee replacement

An underused type of knee surgery in younger patients, called high tibial osteotomy, shows considerable success in reducing the need for total knee replacement, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

Medications

Steroid injections do not hasten the need for knee replacement

New research shows that corticosteroid injections for knee OA treatment do not hasten a patient's progression to a total knee replacement when compared with hyaluronic acid injections. Details of this study was presented ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Numerous jobs linked to increased risk of knee reconstruction

Knee replacements are a huge burden on society and individuals from all walks of life. A major global systematic review has identified the common jobs—paid and unpaid—that may be putting people unknowingly at risk.

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