Orthopedic Surgery Patients Become Long Term Opioid Users?

According to a study in the orthopaedic journal, JBJS, 5.3% of patients who underwent orthopedic surgery were still taking narcotics one year after surgery. These are patients who were not chronic opiate users before surgery. The highest rates were found after revision spine surgery.

7 habits of highly healthy physicians

Dr. Strickland & Dr. Gomoll at HSS

Healthy habits are a New Years’ resolution topic. These 7 habits are of the utmost importance, especially at a time when we are all trying to stay healthy. This article lists 7 habits of healthy physicians with statistics on how well physicians follow their own advice. I would like to draw attention to several of […]

Why Women Are More Likely to Tear Their ACL

This article correctly explains that women are more likely to tear their ACL, because they fire their quads rather than their hamstrings when suddenly stopping, and land with their knees closer together. It also states that the second reason women are at risk for knee injury is fatigue. I’m not sure that is fair or […]