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New Hip, Same Old Sedentary Life

Patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) show significant reduction in pain and other symptoms and improvement in walking gait biomechanics. However, those improvements do not lead to increased daily physical activity levels, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

Rheumatic Diseases Make it Difficult to Pinpoint Prosthetic Joint Infections

Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), presented recently at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta.

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