Knee Replacement Surgery in the Morning, Home That Evening: The New Outpatient Trend
Across the country, more orthopedic groups are putting the system in place and finding that it not only reduces costs but also has better outcomes for patients.
Outer hip pain: Causes, treatment, and outlook
Lateral hip pain is pain that affects the outer side of the hip. Pain in this area can develop suddenly or gradually. Both injury and overuse can cause pain in the outer hip area. People use their hips constantly while walking, sitting, and moving throughout the day. As a result, hip pain is a common problem.
Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture
Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery. The findings suggest that vitamin D deficiency could limit mobility in older adults, according to one of the researchers.
Early Wear of Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene Following THA
An active 58-year-old male patient presents with a continuously squeaking hip 3 years after a total hip arthroplasty. Radiographs show eccentric wear to the polyethylene liner. What went wrong and how will the issue be resolved?
Bursitis of the Hip
Bursitis is the painful swelling of bursae. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion your tendons, ligaments, and muscles. When they work normally, bursae help the tendons, ligaments, and muscles glide smoothly over bone. But when the bursae are swollen, the area around them becomes very tender and painful. Trochanteric bursitis is swelling affecting the bursae of the hip.