Peripheral nerves send messages from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body, helping you do things such as sensing that your feet are cold and moving your muscles so that you can walk.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down over time.
The Road to recovery doesn't have to wait until after surgery. In fact, two aspects of the surgical experience critical to achieving a successful recovery are pre- and post-operative rehabilitation.
COVID-19 creates significant challenges for rehabilitation services around the world. Rehabilitation services are consistently amongst the health services most severely disrupted by the pandemic.
Rehabilitation is the restoration of optimal form (anatomy) and function (physiology). Musculoskeletal injuries can have immediate and significant detrimental effects on function.