Healthcare News

Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care
Source:
Podiatry Canada

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them.

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Evidence Behind Injections on the Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Source:
Sports Med Review

After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
Source:
Science Daily

Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.

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