Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients

Source: News Medical

New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.

Prolonged opioid use before knee or hip replacement surgery increases risk of poor outcomes

Source: Medical Xpress

Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery, compared to patients with no preoperative opioid use, reports a study in the July 18 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

What you need to know about shoulder pain - and shoulder surgery

Source: Chicago Tribune

The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the shoulder and end up with pain. When your shoulder is painful, everyday life activities become difficult.

Strong Workout, Stronger Recovery!

Source: Ivanhoe

Results The American Heart Association says that running is good for your heart. But for every 100 hours of running, the average runner will sustain at least one injury. But, there are things you can do after a run to cut the risk of a future injury.

2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

Source: Self

Results Rotator cuff muscles may be small, but they're majorly important.

Aspirin, Xarelto show no difference in preventing venous thromboembolism after TJA

Source: Healio

Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed no significant difference between extended prophylaxis with aspirin and Xarelto in the prevention of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee arthroplasty.

Jymmin: How a combination of exercise and music helps us feel less pain

Source: Science Daily

Pain is essential for survival. However, it could also slow rehabilitation, or could become a distinct disorder. How strongly we feel it depends on our individual pain threshold. Scientists have discovered that this threshold can be increased by a new fitness method called Jymmin. It combines working out on gym machines with free musical improvisation -- and makes us less sensitive towards physical discomfort.

Optimizing range of motion may prevent a stiff knee after TKA

Source: Healio

Knee stiffness following total knee arthroplasty is a rare complication, which is multifactorial and can be prevented with techniques that help optimize knee range of motion, according to a presenter.

Return to Work After Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Patients 55 Years and Younger at Average 5-Year Follow-up

Source: Healio

As the number of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasties performed on younger patients continues to grow, return to work after surgery becomes increasingly important. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty to return patients 55 years or younger to work postoperatively.