Category list : Orthopaedics
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Sticking to a Mediterranean type diet could reduce hip bone loss among patients with osteoporosis within just 12 months, according to a new study involving UK researchers.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
High tech treatment of open leg wounds is no better than using regular dressings, new research suggests.
Nursing staff at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital donned their pyjamas to work earlier this month to help encourage patients to get up, get dressed and keep moving.
Gout is not associated with an increased risk of fracture, according to a large UK study including thousands of primary care patients.
Surgery to repair spinal fractures is no more effective for pain relief than a sham procedure in older patients with osteoporosis, according to researchers in the Netherlands and the US.
One gram of fish oil a day and other simple dietary changes could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, according to a review of studies by UK researchers.
Systematic screening for fracture risk in older postmenopausal women would be a “highly cost-effective” use of NHS resources, according to researchers.
A patient’s history of past falls can help predict their risk of bone fractures, independent of bone mineral density and other clinical factors, according to researchers.
Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, according to UK researchers.