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Knee joint replacements heat up under certain conditions. In this study Dr. J. W. Pritchett from the University of Washington (Seattle) explores how much the joint warms up compared to healthy joints. He also looks at what causes the increased joint temperature. Too much heat can cause cell death, knee pain, and implant loosening.People with healthy knees and patients with arthritic knees and joint implants had the temperature inside their knees measured. Some patient had both knees replaced with different types of implants. Eight different prostheses were used in all. Sensors placed just under the skin measured the temperature of the synovial fluid after walking and cycling.Dr. Pritchett reports only a one-degree increase in temperature in the normal knee after walking. Arthritic knees and some implants had a two- to three-degree increase. The rotating hinge knee replacement had the greatest increase in temperature (seven to nine degrees). This study also showed that ceramic and meta...
pls. help i suffered headache both side my head and starting from my eyes the pain and have a running nose and itching inside and the worse is blurring my eye vision. Thank you hope you can help me soon. jlpm.
As much as we'd like to help you, what you need is for someone to diagnose your headache and recommend treatment, and that can't be done via the Internet. The only person who can safely answer your question is a doctor who can review your and your family's medical history, discuss your symptoms with you, and conduct a complete examination.
Unexplained head pain should always be checked out. Please see your doctor.
Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert
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