A study by Henry Ford Health System published in the October issue of The American Journal of Sports Medicine provides a promising answer to the question "Can patients effectively manage their pain after ACL knee reconstruction surgery without opioids?"
Dr. Nathanael Heckmann and Dr. Craig Della Valle answer ICJR’s questions about their study that investigated whether the amount of time between the index total hip arthroplasty and a revision procedure for instability is associated with an increased risk of complications.
An increasing number of younger people are having hip replacements due to advanced osteoarthritis in the hip joints. There are a number of reasons for the increase, especially among the younger patients. First and foremost, a total hip replacement is a very successful procedure.