IT band syndrome is a common overuse injury that sidelines even the hardiest endurance athletes. The pain it brings can turn simple steps into an achy shuffle. Targeted stretching and exercises can help ease or even prevent IT band syndrome by improving your flexibility and strengthening key muscles.
Protect yourself from pain and disability with simple exercises you can do at home
Nonsurgical osteoarthritis care is associated with lower rates of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) among elderly Americans with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online June 8 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain affects approximately one quarter of adults, and its prevalence has increased almost 65% over the past 20 years.
Dr. Kamara published an article in the June 1st edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on the Treatment of Valgus Impacted and Non-displaced Femoral Neck hip fractures. These are challenging injuries that can have surgical complication rates of up to 30%. Together with his co-authors Dr. Yoav Zvi (PGY-3) and Dr. Thomas Vail (UCSF), the article reviews the latest evidence and provides recommendations for surgeons in optimizing patient care.