Researchers have reported that one-third of people 40-59 years have image-based evidence of moderate to severe degenerative disc disease and more than half had moderate to severe spinal osteoarthritis.
Location of inflammation may determine which patients are successfully treated with steroid injections
Extreme swimmers and divers face challenges different than pool swimmers. At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, orthopedic surgeons discussed tips to avoid injuries in swimming and diving.
Recovery is as unique to the individual as is their genetic makeup – it really does depend on a wide variety of factors. However, for many common orthopedic injuries, there's usually a fairly consistent timeline for return to sport or active living.
More than 35 million kids play an organized sport in the United States. But, did you know almost a third of kids that play a team sport get injured seriously enough to miss practice or games? April is national youth sports safety month. Here are some tips on how parents can keep their kids safe out on the field.
We all know we should exercise regularly, but it can be difficult to fit exercise into our busy schedules. Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it's worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects outcomes such as weight loss and sleep.