Hip replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopedic procedures with over 300,000 surgeries done each year.
Patellar tendonitis is a knee injury affecting the patella tendon. It is common in athletes who jump and land with force.
As more patients undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) before age 65, the rate of repeat hip surgery due to complications has risen sharply in this younger age group, reports a study in the March 21, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces risks to patients, a new study finds.