Patients with inflammatory arthritis who underwent total hip arthroplasty experienced higher rates of complications compared with patients who had osteoarthritis, according to results.
Osteoporotic fractures are the vertebral and hip fractures, which are a primary source of morbidity in older men and women. The association between hip fractures and diabetes is strongly recognized these days. There have been numerous studies regarding the link between the two.
Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Which time of year is the best time to have total hip replacement surgery?
There are three surgical approaches to total hip replacement surgery. Which is best for you?
The overall inflammation and degeneration of the cartilage cause pain, sometimes to the point that mobility becomes a problem. When mobility becomes a problem knee or hip replacement surgery may become necessary.
So the hip replacement surgery is done, now what? Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina explains what happens next. He discusses what happens in the hospital and then what to expect in rehab and back at home.
A broken bone, or fracture, happens when excessive force applied to a bone causes it to break or shatter. A hip fracture occurs when there is a break in the hip bone, usually in the upper part of the femur or the pelvic bone. Hip fractures are a particular …
Chronic pain affects up to 20% of people in developed countries, and represents not only a profound impact on individuals and their families but also a sizeable burden on employers, health care systems, and society in general. Now, a study …