Total Hip Arthroplasty

Multimodal Pain Management Increasingly Used for Patients Undergoing TKA and THA

Multimodal Pain Management Increasingly Used for Patients Undergoing TKA and THA

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Patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasties in small- and medium-sized hospitals have been receiving increasingly greater multimodal approaches for postoperative pain management.

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

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The use of perioperative intravenous corticosteroids provides effective pain relief, has a favorable safety profile, and is associated with a reduction in opioid use in patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty.

Sciatic Plus Femoral Nerve Blocks Effective on Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain

Sciatic Plus Femoral Nerve Blocks Effective on Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain

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Adding a sciatic nerve block to a continuous femoral nerve block after total hip arthroplasty significantly reduces pain.

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