Jennifer Lane considers this retrospective audit which examined current practice in the US to discover the current trends in treatment of proximal humerus fractures.[read the full story...]
Does exercise reduce pain and improve physical function before hip or knee replacement surgery?
We are continuing our theme this week of exercise and physical activity as the 5×50 worldwide exercise flash-mob challenge starts on Friday 23rd November (see earlier post) Do you know anyone who is waiting for a knee or hip joint replacement? They typically experience pain, reduced muscle strength and function. So how can they prepare [read the full story…]
Limited evidence for the surgical management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis
Treatment for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis include gap arthroplasty (GA) and resection of the ankylosis and reconstruction of the ramus–condyle unit with a costochondral graft or prosthetic joint. The aim of this review was to assess whether GA or and resection of the ankylosis and reconstruction of the ramus–condyle unit with a costochondral graft produced [read the full story…]