Patello-Femoral Syndrome is one of the most common causes of knee complaints, particularly among adolescents and young adults.
The knee is a complex joint that not only bends and straightens but also twists and rotates. The knee is not a simple ball-and-socket joint, like the hip. It depends heavily on the soft tissues that surround it, the muscles, tendons, and ligaments because it is a weight-bearing joint that is subjected to many different types of motion. This variety of motion can lead to...
A pilot study published online this month in the journal Pain Medicine evaluated the safety and effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation... Read more »
Adults who have a painful hip from osteonecrosis of the femoral head often have the same problem in the other hip but it is "silent" or asymptomatic.... Read more »
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In this article, surgeons from the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) review femoral nonunion fractures. They define nonunion and explain the... Read more »