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How knee joint injury can lead to osteoarthritis

  Knee joint injuries are typically related to sports, such as football, rugby or ice hockey, but people often do not know that such injuries may lead to joint inflammation and post-traumatic osteoarthritis. In advanced post-traumatic osteoarthritis, joint cartilage breaks down completely, causing severe joint pain, lack of ...


Treatment options for ACL patients over the age 40 highlighted in new review

This new AAOS  article highlights positive ACL surgery outcomes and risks of inadequate treatment in Generation X and older athletes ROSEMONT, Ill . (August 21, 2018)—One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear, and doctors are seeing a greater number of ...


JAAOS reports on nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis

An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) in their lifetime. According to a network meta-analysis research article published in the May 1, 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen ...

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