Clinical / General

An Important Role for Physiotherapy in Arthroplasty Care

For years there has been mixed opinions on the role of physiotherapy in the management of individuals awaiting joint replacement or in the post replacement period. For physiotherapists, it seems like a no brainer but the evidence doesn’t always add up. In addition, the total joint replacment creates such a drastic change, perhaps measureable quantities … Continue reading

General

2013 in Review

Happy New year everyone!  The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for rutherfordnews. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. … Continue reading

Patients with Knee OA need your help…
General

Patients with Knee OA need your help…

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) has just released their 2013 Draft Treatment Guidelines for the Non Surgical Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis for public comment. Clinicians, patients and their family members, researchers etc. can provide feedback to OARSI on these guidelines. This draft report summarizes the Societies clinical recommendations for the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis.  If … Continue reading

General / Research

Top Orthopaedic and Biomechanics Papers…Free for a limited time

Elsevier is celebrating great research by providing free access to the top 25 most popular articles of the first half of 2013 in the areas of Orthopaedics / Biomechanics and Rheumatology. This offer is time sensitive however; all articles’ full text will be freely accessible online until 31 October 2013… For those interested in musculoskeletal … Continue reading