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  • Even for Healthy Patients, Bilateral Simultaneous TKA May Not Be Safe

    With surgeons offering total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to increasingly younger patients with osteoarthritis and other degenerative conditions, the idea that both knees could be replaced during the same operation is appealing. Many of these patients still work, and by undergoing surgery only once, they minimize time off from work and, theoretically, minimize the risk of complications from a second anesthesia and hospitalization.

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  • Why Do I Have Knee Pain When Standing?

    Years of wear and tear can take a toll on your knees. If you have experienced pain dull, achy, or sharp knee pain while standing, chances are that your pain is being caused by one of three conditions

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  • Here’s how to choose between using ice or heat for pain

    What’s the best way to ease pain from a strained muscle, a sprained ligament, a headache, a sore back or an aching knee? A sports medicine weighs in.

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  • Younger patients are more likely than older patients to require reoperation after TKA

    Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is increasing among patients age 65 and younger, with 1 study projecting a potential increase of 183% in the number of TKA and revision TKA surgeries in that age group by the year 2030. Concerns have been raised about poorer clinical outcomes, lower patient satisfaction, and diminished joint survival in a younger compared with an older patient population.

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  • Overweight with arthritic knees? You might want to avoid tennis

    Stay off the court: For overweight people with arthritic knees, racket sports like tennis and racquetball may accelerate degeneration of the joints, a new study finds.

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