Less than 10 minutes a day of brisk walking can help prevent disability in people with arthritis pain in their knee, hip, ankle or foot, researchers report.
The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?
The hip labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the ball-and-socket hip joint. Often likened to a meniscus tear of the knee joint, a hip labrum tear may be a source of pain and discomfort in the hip joint.
Irritable hip results from hip joint inflammation. It is a common cause of hip pain and limping in children aged 10 years or younger.
A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.