Intra-articular dextrose prolotherapy (DPT) injections are a safe and effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
Peroneal tendon tears are a common but under-recognized source of ankle pain and dysfunction. Recognition of the characteristic symptoms, physical findings, and imaging results of peroneal tendon tears is essential for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. This review article focuses on diagnosis and operative treatment of peroneal tendon tears, including the treatment algorithms, operative technique, and published outcomes.
Dr. William Barrett answers questions from ICJR about the types of knee instability can develop in total knee arthroplasty patients, the steps surgeons can take to prevent instability, the workup for suspected instability, and the treatment options available.
Published results showed no significant differences in clinical outcomes at 12 months among patients with acute traumatic rotator cuff tears who received either surgical treatment or nonoperative treatment.