Could hot mud treatments and sodium chloride mineral baths relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis? A small scale pilot study, although limited in scope, concludes that they are worth further investigation.
Source: Medical News Today
An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint dislocation, following shoulder dislocations.
Source: Verywell Health
NYU Langone Health recently was the first health system to use a new visualization system, the NanoScope, during foot and ankle arthroscopic procedures to improve diagnosis of conditions like arthritis and cartilage injuries, and to increase efficiency and accuracy during endoscopic procedures in joints including the knee, elbow, wrist and ankle.
Source: Orthpedics This Week
Tendon tears, both to the rotator cuff and Achilles heel, are common injuries, especially in aged individuals. Painful and disabling, they can adversely impact quality of life. New approaches are required to help patients suffering from chronic tendon injuries. A novel study identified mediators that promote resolution of inflammation as potential new therapeutics to push chronically injured tendons down an inflammation-resolving pathway.
Source: Science Daily