Senior schools that have limited access to athletic trainers tend to have a higher rate of unreported and mismanaged sport-related concussions, a new study has found.
Diagnosis & treatment
New research could lead to GPs using simple blood tests to improve early diagnosis of multiple myeloma.
A new wearable device could one day help to show when patients recovering from a tendon injury are ready for action.
Routine body imaging scans may help clinicians estimate osteoporotic fracture risk in older people, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
MRI is more accurate than X-ray when evaluating patients with carpal osteoarthritis, new research suggests.
We all know skiing and snowboarding are great fun. We also know they can be quite dangerous, and often in severe conditions some distance from the nearest, warm building. Now let’s consider the method of travel through potential knee-deep drifts or icy plains – you may not always be in the most accessible of places.
Community-based screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Positive sacroiliac MRI scans found in healthy people and runners, not just patients with axial spondyloarthritis
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the sacroiliac joints should not be used as the sole means of diagnosing axial spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), according to a study presented at the recent ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
The British Society of Rheumatology has released a new guideline aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune condition which can cause a wide range of symptoms, including rashes, fatigue, and joint pain and swelling.
A new study has found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip pain, suggesting that people with foot pain should also be assessed for hip and knee pain.