Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.
During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts.
A knee infection is a serious medical condition that often requires immediate and aggressive treatment. When bacteria contaminate the synovial fluid that lubricates your knee joint, an infection called a septic joint can be the result.
Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including the shoulder joints. Performing specific exercises on a regular basis can help relieve the symptoms of arthritis, which include pain and swelling.
Researchers stimulated the nerves of an amputated arm with signals very similar to the natural ones, succeeding in "imitating the colors" of the evoked sensations of the various types of receptors and related nerve fibers present in the fingertips of the hand.