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  • What Is a Posterolateral Corner Injury?

    Knee pain and swelling can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries. Among athletes, injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee is one common cause of this type of pain.

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  • Ultrasound technique predicts hip dysplasia in infants

    A technique that uses ultrasound images to determine the depth and shape of the hip socket can accurately predict which infants with hip dysplasia will develop normal hip structure and which remain dysplastic, according to a new study.

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  • How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the knees?

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition, meaning the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. RA in the knees may severely affect a person’s mobility.

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  • What to expect from physical therapy for hip bursitis

    If you have pain in your hip or hips, you may be suffering from a condition called hip bursitis. Hip bursitis occurs when the small fluid-filled sac, called a bursa, becomes inflamed and irritated on the outside or inner part of your hip. Hip bursitis causes pain, decreased strength, and difficulty with movements like walking or running.

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  • What it means if you have heel pain when walking

    The exact prevalence of foot pain is hard to pinpoint due to the wide range of pain types and intensity, experts agree it affects more than one in 10 people worldwide. Three types of heel pain make up most of foot pain complaints.

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  • Corticosteroid Injections of the Hip Linked to Rapidly Destructive Hip Disease

    Although corticosteroid injections are commonly used to manage pain and inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip, a new study adds to concerns about the potential harmful effects of these injections.

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  • Minimally invasive bunionectomy may successfully treat severe hallux valgus deformity

    Third-generation minimally invasive chevron and akin osteotomy demonstrated significant improvements in clinical outcomes and deformity correction in patients with severe hallux valgus,

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  • 5 Options for Knee Cartilage Replacement and Repair

    Advances in orthopedic medicine provide many options for treating knee injuries. Some long-standing approaches include surgery to repair torn cartilage or knee joint replacement. In addition to these, there are now minimally invasive treatments using cartilage taken from elsewhere in the body or regenerated from a person’s own cells.

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  • Stem Cells Used to Treat Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

    Collapsed femoral heads caused by osteonecrosis—otherwise known as avascular necrosis— unfortunately represent the root cause for approximately 10% of all hip replacements nationwide. Daniel Wiznia, MD, is utilizing a stem cell treatment at Yale School of Medicine and integrating new techniques along with 3D imaging technology as part of a joint-preservation procedure.

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  • What to know about lateral collateral ligament injuries

    The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is a thin band of connective tissue that runs along the outside of the knee. It connects the femur to the fibula and stabilizes the knee, bracing it from unusual impact. However, injuries are common, particularly during contact sports.

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