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Most people wait too long for knee replacement surgery, study says

Most people wait too long for knee replacement surgery, study says

Living with knee pain? A new study has found that 90% of Americans with osteoarthritis suffer too long before having a knee replacement that could improve their quality of life. "When people wait too long, they lose more and more function and can't exercise or be...

Fall injuries: tips on how to prevent them

Fall injuries: tips on how to prevent them

Dr. Elizabeth Cook helped conduct this trial (Advanced Pain Management/Greenfield, Wisconsin). As a follow-up to the 6-month report, this study investigated the analgesic effect of cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) 12 months postintervention and its ability to provide pain relief in patients who experienced unsatisfactory effects of intraarticular steroid injection (IAS).

Twelve-month analgesia and rescue: results from a prospective, multicenter, randomized, cross-over trial

Twelve-month analgesia and rescue: results from a prospective, multicenter, randomized, cross-over trial

Dr. Elizabeth Cook helped conduct this trial (Advanced Pain Management/Greenfield, Wisconsin). As a follow-up to the 6-month report, this study investigated the analgesic effect of cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) 12 months postintervention and its ability to provide pain relief in patients who experienced unsatisfactory effects of intraarticular steroid injection (IAS).

Top 7 Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Top 7 Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Years of computer keystrokes, repetitive hand movements, trauma or congenital defects can cause pain from the fingers to the neck and shoulder. Over time, damage to local nerves, especially in the hand and wrist, can lead to debilitating pain and an inability to...

Is My Foot Pain Achilles Tendonitis or Plantar Fasciitis?

Is My Foot Pain Achilles Tendonitis or Plantar Fasciitis?

Is that a rock in my shoe? Overuse injuries can cause heel and foot pain. Weekend warriors, aerobics enthusiasts and even folks who are just getting back into exercise are no strangers to pains and strains. When it comes to foot pain, there are two common issues: Pain...