Young patients with early-onset scoliosis, a dangerous curvature of the spine, have two options for surgery, but a new study finds one of the procedures results in fewer complications.
Every day, parents around the world are told their child's flat feet are normal and they will grow out of it. This isn't true—they just grow up and out of their paediatricians' practice. Failure to intervene when problem flat feet are identified is a disservice to the child. Research shows they don't get better, and usually get worse.
Finding ways to remain physically active can be a challenge for people who suffer from serious injuries and find their movement temporarily restricted because they have to wear a cast on any part of the body after an injury, such as a broken bone.
Increasing intake of foods rich in calcium and protein such as milk, yoghurt, and cheese, reduces falls and fractures in older adults living in residential care, finds a randomised controlled trial published by The BMJ today.
Regardless of patellar height and trochlear dysplasia, isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded “excellent” midterm outcomes with low redislocation rates in skeletally immature patients, according to published results.