Could hot mud treatments and sodium chloride mineral baths relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis? A small scale pilot study, although limited in scope, concludes that they are worth further investigation.
A multistakeholder coalition has issued clinical recommendations for the optimal prevention of secondary fracture among people aged 65 years and older with a hip or vertebral fracture -- the most serious complication associated with osteoporosis.
Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning, according to a UCL-led study.
It is common to feel burning legs during exercise, or because of sunburn. Other medical conditions can cause nerve damage, which may lead to a burning sensation.
The partial knee replacement surgical procedure has generated significant interest because it uses a smaller incision and has a faster recovery than full knee replacement surgery. Partial knee replacement is a type of and minimally invasive surgery. The idea is to remove only the most damaged areas of cartilage from the joint and leave any healthy parts of the joint for continued use.
Claudication is muscular pain, cramping, or fatigue that typically occurs during exercise and goes away with rest.
Scientists are testing a heated suit which replicates some benefits of exercise without the need for physical activity.
Before any medical device, such as a pacemakers or artificial hip implant, reaches the market, it has to meet certain safety standards set by the Food and Drug Administration. But these standards are just a first step; any number of things can happen when the devices hit the clinic.
A knee is designed to withstand millions of steps during a lifetime, but sometimes all that stress can cause your knees to break down.
If you've had a hip or knee replaced, you are probably worried about going through airport security. We'll show you the one thing to do.