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Trochanteric bursitis: Causes and treatment of hip bursitis
Trochanteric bursitis occurs when small, fluid-filled sacs in the hip called bursa become irritated. Bursitis is one of the most common causes of hip pain.
Medical News Today - Mon. May 7
Few patients maximize opioid-sparing medications after orthopaedic surgery, st...
A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers adds to growing evidence that patients underuse nonopioid pain relievers to supplement opioid pain management after spine and joint surgery. A report on the findings, which also shows that patients improperly store and dispose of unused opioids, was published in the journal Anesthesia Analgesia on April 17. The report highlights the need for physicians ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
For high school baseball pitchers, extra throws on game day add up but go unco...
For high school baseball pitchers, limiting throws during a game helps to prevent fatigue and injuries. But nearly half the number of pitches -- ones thrown during warm-ups and in the bullpen -- are typically not counted, adding significantly to a pitcher s risk of injury, new findings by University of Florida Health researchers show. Excessive pitching is one of the main risk factors for elbow an ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoa...
ROSEMONT, Ill. May 1, 2018 --An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis OA in their lifetime. According to a network meta-analysis research article published in the May 1, 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons JAAOS , the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID naproxen was ranked most effective in individual knee OA treatm ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Crick in neck: Treatment, symptoms, and causes
A crick in the neck makes the neck feel stiff and less mobile than usual. Some people report that a crick also feels like something in the neck needs to pop into place.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Latissimus dorsi pain: Symptoms, causes, and exercises for relief
The latissimus dorsi is a large, flat muscle covering the width of the middle and lower back. It connects the bone of the upper arm to the spine and the hip. This muscle is often referred to as the lats.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Mental, not physical, fatigue affects seniors' walking ability
Low mental energy may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. New research about the relationship between walking ability and self-reported mood will be presented today at the American Physiological Society APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego. Researchers from Clarkson University in New York observed a group of older adults average age 75 while ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
State-of-the-art reviews in osteoimmunology
Osteoimmunology, which deals with the crosstalk and shared mechanisms of the skeletal and immune systems, provides important insights into both systems. A special issue of invited reviews in Calcified Tissue International Musculoskeletal Research provides readers with succinct state-of-the-art reviews of the most important areas of research within the field of osteoimmunology. The contributions, m ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Get off the golf cart if you have knee osteoarthritis
CHICAGO --- From presidents to retirees, more than 17 million people over the age of 50 golf regularly. Knee osteoarthritis, which causes swelling, pain and difficulty moving the joint, is one of the leading causes of disability in this age group. It may seem intuitive that golfers with knee osteoarthritis should stay off their feet and ride in a golf cart. But new research from the Shirley Ryan A ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Preliminary study suggests drug may help babies with spinal muscular atrophy
MINNEAPOLIS - A preliminary study suggests that an investigational drug may help increase protein levels in babies with spinal muscular atrophy. The open-label study is released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. Spinal muscular atrophy SMA is an inherited disease that leads to loss of motor function. It is t ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
The bugs in your gut could make you weak in the knees
Bacteria in the gut, known as the gut microbiome, could be the culprit behind arthritis and joint pain that plagues people who are obese, according to a new study published today in JCI Insight . Osteoarthritis, a common side effect of obesity, is the greatest cause of disability in the US, affecting 31 million people. Sometimes called wear and tear arthritis, osteoarthritis in people who are obes ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23
Evidence shows noninvasive nerve stimulation may help with hand tremor
LOS ANGELES - People with tremors in their hands from a condition called essential tremor may find some relief from a new, non-invasive type of nerve stimulation, according to a preliminary scientific abstract released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. Essential tremor is the most common type of tremor diso ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Apr 23