Knees

Out of joint: Medicare shift urged as knee replacement rate soars

45 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Surgery and drugs tend to take precedence over preventive programs. But many health professionals and patients say the system needs to change.
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Wearable Sensors Show Promise for Remote OA Assessment

Wearable Sensors Show Promise for Remote OA Assessment

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Evaluating seniors with knee osteoarthritis in their own homes, via wearable sensors that relayed data to clinicians' offices, appeared feasible in a small trial. Among 20...
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Arthritis experts call for 10k NHS patients to be offered knee operation to avoid joint-replacement

Arthritis experts call for 10k NHS patients to be offered knee operation to avoid joint-replacement

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Almost 100,000 knee replacements are carried each year, but one in ten patients could have a knee osteotomy - a cheaper and less invasive operation that improves movement.
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Jackson injured minutes into tribute match

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Lauren Jackson suffered a suspected knee injury in the opening minutes of the South Side Flyer's match against the Sydney Flames.
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Lauren Jackson injures knee just minutes into WNBL record attempt

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Lauren Jackson has suffered a suspected knee injury just a minute into her Southside Flyers' clash with Sydney Flames.
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Carlton's Zac Williams out for season with knee injury

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Carlton have been dealt a savage blow with a key midfielder rupturing his ACL.
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Fresh blow for Dragons' depleted five-eighth stocks

4 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Jack Bird, the man set to be the preferred No.6 for St George Illawarra for the start of this season, will undergo knee surgery on Friday.
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Running Does Not Cause Lasting Cartilage Damage

5 days ago   |   Medscape

A single bout of running causes only transient and small changes to the thickness and structure of healthy cartilage in the knee. Medscape Medical News
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Albanese prepared to take ‘immediate action' to curb Alice Springs violence

5 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The prime minister pledged to act as soon as possible to address the alcohol-fuelled crime crisis, while the NT chief minister has urged against “knee-jerk” responses.
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‘I'm on my knees': Letters reveal Diana ‘regretted ugly divorce'

5 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

In newly released letters to close friends, the late princess writes of her distress over the negotiations to end her marriage to Charles.
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