• Adductor canal block reduced pain and patient fall risk after TKA

    8 days ago - By Healio

    During total knee arthroplasty, patients who received an adductor canal block had a significantly lower rate of falls and near-falls, and had a greater reduction in pain, compared with patients who received a femoral nerve block, according to study results.
    “As we continue to improve and refine pain management techniques and do what we can from a patient safety and quality standpoint, this study points out that we can get the same, effective pain relief with less risk to the patient,” Jeffrey A. Geller, MD, who is the Nas S. Eftekar professor of orthopedic surgery and chief of
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