Knee Problem News

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11/12/2017
8/16/2017
Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

8/14/2017
Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

7/21/2017
Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

6/28/2017
6/15/2017
Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

5/24/2017
Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

5/23/2017
Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later

People who took the powerful painkillers pre-procedure had less pain relief later, study finds

5/16/2017
Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees

Noticeable cartilage loss detected in patients injected over 2 years, study says

5/13/2017
Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

5/11/2017
New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries

Widely used arthroscopy won't help arthritic degeneration, expert panel says

5/5/2017
Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?

It could mean arthritis is coming

5/2/2017
Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain

4/5/2017
Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery

Study found chances of repeat surgery for infection was 80 percent higher than for nonsmokers

3/29/2017
Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say

Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

3/24/2017
Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

3/22/2017
ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study

Patient satisfaction is high after knee ligament reconstruction, researchers say

3/16/2017
Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

2/28/2017
Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study

Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

2/22/2017
ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

12/14/2016
Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects

Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

10/21/2016
Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees

In small trial, patients were able to grow new cartilage in the joint

9/20/2016
Health Tip: Exercise a Painful Knee

The right activity can help

9/8/2016
The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career

Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

8/18/2016
Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients

More than 600,000 knee replacements a year are done in U.S.

8/12/2016
Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?

Study puts specially designed footwear to the test

7/21/2016
Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

7/7/2016
Repaired ACL More Likely to Tear Again in Young Women

Research suggests smaller grafts may be shorter lived

7/6/2016
Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis

Options that don't involve surgery

6/28/2016
Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement

Here are post-surgery guidelines

6/3/2016
Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

5/26/2016
Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner

Getting area wet before sutures or staples are removed doesn't seem to raise infection risk, study finds

5/23/2016
Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

3/26/2016
Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

3/23/2016
Birth Control Pills Linked to Fewer Severe Knee Injuries in Teen Girls

Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

3/8/2016
Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds

Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

2/22/2016
Botox-Like Injection Might Ease Runners' Knee Pain

British researchers used Dysport to bring long-term relief for common ailment of physically active people

2/11/2016
Weakened Knees a Big Cause of Falls for Older People: Study

But treatments to improve strength, balance may guard against injuries, disability, researchers say

12/8/2015
Health Tip: Using a Knee Brace

Make sure it's worn properly

12/2/2015
MRI Can Spot Early Signs of Knee Arthritis: Study

Even when X-rays are normal, the scans can signal need for preventive steps, researchers say

11/30/2015
Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary

Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

11/30/2015
Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds

Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

11/10/2015
Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising

Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

11/4/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study

Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

10/2/2015
Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds

Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

9/2/2015
More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages

Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show

7/30/2015
Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

7/21/2015
6/17/2015
Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients

Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

5/22/2015
Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks