Arthroplasty // Pain // Hip // Knee
Rheumatoid Arthritis vs Osteoarthritis: Comparison of Demographics and Trends of Joint Replacement Data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
Pain // Practice Management
Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Your Practice: Pearls and Pitfalls
Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are an important component of health outcomes assessment. Preoperative and postoperative measurement of patient-reported pain, functionality, and quality of life offers many benefits to orthopedic surgeons in all practice settings.
Knee // Pain
Patellofemoral Pain: An Enigma Explained by Homeostasis and Common Sense
We present a rational, scientific, low-risk approach to patellofemoral pain (anterior knee pain) based on an understanding of tissue homeostasis. Loss of tissue homeostasis from overload and/or injury produces pain. Bone overload and synovial inflammation...
Knee // Pain
A Practical Guide to Understanding and Treating Patellofemoral Pain
There is no shortcut to accurate diagnosis in the patellofemoral pain patient. Most important in the process is a desire and ability to specifically identify the structural and biomechanical origin of pain. This can be elusive and often requires a careful analysis of all factors...
Pain // Spine
Music Therapy Increases Comfort and Reduces Pain in Patients Recovering From Spine Surgery
The treatment of pain continues to gain in saliency as a component of defining best practice in medical care. Music therapy is an integrative treatment modality that impacts patient outcomes in the treatment of spinal...