Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement Ibuprofen a'Reasonable' Option for Early Pain Control After Hip Replacement
Combining paracetamol (acetaminophen) with ibuprofen does not cut postoperative use of morphine in a clinically meaningful way relative to ibuprofen alone, in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA), results of a Danish randomized trial suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use After Spine Surgery Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
Which spine surgery patients are more at risk of prolonged opioid usage after surgery?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Brick by Lego Brick, Teen Builds His Own Prosthetic Arm Brick by Lego Brick, Teen Builds His Own Prosthetic Arm
David Aguilar has built himself a robotic prosthetic arm using Lego pieces after being born without a right forearm due to a rare genetic condition.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Expert Panel Advises Against Surgery for Shoulder Pain Expert Panel Advises Against Surgery for Shoulder Pain
Surgery for shoulder pain that isn't caused by an injury has no better results than nonsurgical options or placebo surgery, and comes with potential harms, an expert panel has concluded.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain Decompression for Lumbar Stenosis May Also Improve Low Back Pain
Treating symptomatic lumbar stenosis with surgical decompression may also relieve associated low back pain (LBP), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Scribes Improve Emergency Medicine Doctors' Productivity Scribes Improve Emergency Medicine Doctors' Productivity
Scribes can improve emergency medicine physicians'productivity and shorten patients'stays in the emergency department (ED), researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Low-Level Exercise Soon After Concussion Cuts Recovery Time Low-Level Exercise Soon After Concussion Cuts Recovery Time
Aerobic exercise soon after a sport-related concussion can speed recovery in adolescent athletes, a randomized trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Top Reasons for Primary Care Visits Top Reasons for Primary Care Visits
A systematic review uncovers the differences in perspectives among patients and clinicians about the reasons for primary care visits.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Bone, Joint Infections Treatable With Oral Antibiotics Bone, Joint Infections Treatable With Oral Antibiotics
The findings from a randomized, multicenter trial challenge an accepted standard of care, the researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain Early Physical Therapy May Curb Long-term Opioid Use for Musculoskeletal Pain
Receiving at least one physical therapy session within three months of a diagnosis of knee, shoulder, neck or low back pain is associated with less long-term opioid use, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Late-night Tweeting May Affect Pro Basketball Players' Performance Late-night Tweeting May Affect Pro Basketball Players' Performance
Professional athletes in the National Basketball Association may score fewer points and snag fewer rebounds the day after late-night activity on Twitter, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Radiology Malpractice Claims Under Scrutiny in Report Radiology Malpractice Claims Under Scrutiny in Report
A report from the Cooperative of American Physicians makes recommendations to prevent diagnostic errors in radiology, but one expert is skeptical of the whole report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Short-Term PPI Therapy May Not Be Harmful to Bone Short-Term PPI Therapy May Not Be Harmful to Bone
Short-term proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy has no clinically meaningful effect on bone turnover, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Brain Implants Might One Day Help Paralyzed Patients Use Tablets Brain Implants Might One Day Help Paralyzed Patients Use Tablets
Paralyzed people might one day be able to operate smartphones and tablets just by thinking about the actions they want to perform, with help from sensors implanted in their brains, a recent experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Inappropriate Questions Common During Orthopedic-Surgery-Residency Interviews Inappropriate Questions Common During Orthopedic-Surgery-Residency Interviews
Women applying for orthopedic-surgery-residency programs today are just as likely to be asked inappropriate questions as they were four decades ago, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

WHO Says Spread of Polio Remains International Health Emergency WHO Says Spread of Polio Remains International Health Emergency
The spread of polio must still be classified as a public health emergency because, while progress has been made towards wiping out the disease, that progress is fragile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Transdermal Nitroglycerin May Help Ease Tendon Pain Transdermal Nitroglycerin May Help Ease Tendon Pain
Nitroglycerin patches help patients with common injuries to tendons, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Walmart, Home Depot Adopt Health Insurer Tactic in Drug Copay Battle Walmart, Home Depot Adopt Health Insurer Tactic in Drug Copay Battle
Walmart and Home Depot, two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

U.S. Regulators Snip Red Tape for Medical Devices to Curb Opioid Crisis U.S. Regulators Snip Red Tape for Medical Devices to Curb Opioid Crisis
Laura Perryman expected her medical company, Stimwave Technologies Inc, would have to wait several years for its painkilling device to win U.S. approval as a treatment for chronic migraines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Estrogen Replacement Improves Bone Mineral Density in Athletes With Oligo-Amenorrhea Estrogen Replacement Improves Bone Mineral Density in Athletes With Oligo-Amenorrhea
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ixekizumab Improves Outcomes of Ankylosing Spondylitis Ixekizumab Improves Outcomes of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Click-on'Bionic' Arm Could Help Amputees Do the Simple Things Click-on'Bionic' Arm Could Help Amputees Do the Simple Things
Edmund Rath, a 53-year-old from Austria, wants to do simple things such as brush his teeth and slice bread.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Restoration of Incisors Using a 3D-printed Template Restoration of Incisors Using a 3D-printed Template
These cases demonstrate the use of 3D printing technology as a rapid, convenient, aesthetic and functional option for restoring fractured incisors.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

What the Numbers Really Tell Us About Living Longer in Retirement What the Numbers Really Tell Us About Living Longer in Retirement
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Neuroplasticity Altered With Chronic Back Pain Neuroplasticity Altered With Chronic Back Pain
Reaction to acute pain in emotion-related areas of the brain was weaker in patients with chronic lower back pain on sick leave than in other patients, functional MRI showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

The Legal Risks of Taking Call The Legal Risks of Taking Call
A healthcare attorney tells providers what they can do to reduce their liability risk when taking call.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis Patients Who Start Opioids at Higher Doses Have Worse Outcomes Osteoarthritis Patients Who Start Opioids at Higher Doses Have Worse Outcomes
Patients with osteoarthritis who start opioid treatment at higher doses tend to have higher treatment-failure rates, according to an industry-sponsored study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Childhood Obesity Tied to Severe Hip Disorder Childhood Obesity Tied to Severe Hip Disorder
Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder known as slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), a UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

WADA Should Remove Cannabis From Banned List Says Canada's Rebagliati WADA Should Remove Cannabis From Banned List Says Canada's Rebagliati
With Canada about to legalize marijuana on Wednesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency should remove cannabis from its banned list of drugs, says Canadian Ross Rebagliati, whose Olympic snowboard gold medal was taken away after he tested positive for the drug then subsequently returned on a technicality.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Hip and Knee Surgeons to Use Apple Watch to Monitor Patients Hip and Knee Surgeons to Use Apple Watch to Monitor Patients
Up to 10,000 Americans due to have hip or knee replacements will be able to funnel basic health data directly from their Apple Watches to their surgeons under a new app being tested by prosthetic limb specialist Zimmer Biomet.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Outcomes and Sagittal Alignment After Thoracolumbar Fusion Outcomes and Sagittal Alignment After Thoracolumbar Fusion
A new study examines the influence of spinopelvic sagittal alignment on postoperative functional outcomes among patients who underwent long instrumented thoracolumbar fusion.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment Failure More Common With Local Gentamicin for Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infections Treatment Failure More Common With Local Gentamicin for Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infections
Treatment-failure rates for early acute periprosthetic joint infections are higher when gentamicin-impregnated beads and/or sponges are applied during debridement, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

No Such Thing as Universal'Black Athlete's Heart'No Such Thing as Universal'Black Athlete's Heart '
A new study in athletes from around the world debunks the concept of a characteristic"black athlete's heart."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

A Post-Op Analgesic Approach For Hip Fracture Repair: A Case A Post-Op Analgesic Approach For Hip Fracture Repair: A Case
This case describes the use of a SIFI block after surgery to minimize the use of psychotropic medications in the elderly patient population.HSS Grand Rounds Complex Cases (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Clinical Case Source Type: news

Bone Mineral Density Most Important Determinant of Fracture Risk Bone Mineral Density Most Important Determinant of Fracture Risk
In what is believed to be the largest study investigating genetic and clinical determinants of osteoporotic fracture risk, only a genetic predisposition to low bone mineral density (BMD) had a potential causal role to play.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Negative Memories of Gym Class May Impact Adults' Lifestyle Negative Memories of Gym Class May Impact Adults' Lifestyle
Negative childhood experiences in physical education (PE) classes may have long-term effects on adult physical activity, a large study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Antioxidants Don't Relieve Muscle Soreness After Exercise Antioxidants Don't Relieve Muscle Soreness After Exercise
Consuming lots of antioxidants through foods or supplements may not reduce muscle soreness after exercise, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mayo, Cleveland Clinic Again Lead US News Top Hospitals List Mayo, Cleveland Clinic Again Lead US News Top Hospitals List
MD Anderson Cancer Center holds the number one spot in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is number one in cardiology and heart surgery, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is number one in orthopedics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Comparing HRQoL Outcomes in Primary or Revision ACDF Comparing HRQoL Outcomes in Primary or Revision ACDF
How do health-related quality of life outcomes vary among patients undergoing primary or revision surgeries?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary
A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Anxiety, Depression May Help Predict Outcome Of Low Back Pain Treatment Anxiety, Depression May Help Predict Outcome Of Low Back Pain Treatment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Acromioplasty No Better Than Sham Surgery for Shoulder Impingement Pain Acromioplasty No Better Than Sham Surgery for Shoulder Impingement Pain
Subacromial decompression is no better than diagnostic arthroscopy for treating shoulder impingement, according to the FIMACT study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Concussed Athletes With ADHD at Heightened Risk for Persistent Mood Changes Concussed Athletes With ADHD at Heightened Risk for Persistent Mood Changes
Athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face a greater risk for developing symptoms of anxiety and depression after a concussion than their peers without ADHD, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Adalimumab May Help Maintain Remission in Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis Adalimumab May Help Maintain Remission in Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
In patients with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) who achieved remission while taking adalimumab, researchers saw fewer flares among those who continued taking the drug than among those who stopped taking it.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Research Network Updates Treatment Guidance for Patellofemoral Pain Research Network Updates Treatment Guidance for Patellofemoral Pain
The latest research continues to support six key recommendations on exercise therapy and physical interventions for patellofemoral pain, according to a consensus statement from the 5th International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Brain Injury Biomarkers Elevated in Asymptomatic High School Football Athletes Brain Injury Biomarkers Elevated in Asymptomatic High School Football Athletes
Biomarkers of brain injury are elevated after high-acceleration head impacts in asymptomatic high school football athletes, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Physical Exam Techniques Clarify Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain Physical Exam Techniques Clarify Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain
Careful assessment of pain during palpation of pelvic muscles can help to clarify the diagnosis of pelvic floor myofascial pain, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Rates of Lower Extremity Amputation Decline in Dialysis Patients Rates of Lower Extremity Amputation Decline in Dialysis Patients
Rates of lower extremity amputation declined over the past 15 years in Medicare patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving dialysis, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Obesity in Women and Smoking in Men Strongly Predict Lack of Remission in Early RA Obesity in Women and Smoking in Men Strongly Predict Lack of Remission in Early RA
Obesity in women and current smoking in men appear to be the strongest predictors of lack of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) within one year, according to new research presented June 13 at EULAR 2018, the annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism, in Amsterdam.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Impaired Performance Lasts Longer Than Hormonal Changes After Intense Military Training Impaired Performance Lasts Longer Than Hormonal Changes After Intense Military Training
Altered hormone levels in special-forces candidates recovered within one week of intense military training, but physical performance was impaired out to two weeks, according to a new study from Norway.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news