Hip extension uses some of your biggest, strongest muscles. This movement is involved in many daily activities, such as getting up from a chair, climbing stairs, and walking. It’s also heavily involved in many sports with explosive strength and power.
The use of hyaluronic acid injections to treat knee osteoarthritis (OA) among Medicare beneficiaries has increased in recent years despite recommendations against the injections, according to a study from Cleveland Clinic published online ahead of print by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Knee pain and swelling can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries. Among athletes, injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee is one common cause of this type of pain.
A technique that uses ultrasound images to determine the depth and shape of the hip socket can accurately predict which infants with hip dysplasia will develop normal hip structure and which remain dysplastic, according to a new study.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition, meaning the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. RA in the knees may severely affect a person’s mobility.