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.
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 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.
Knee replacement surgery is not usually the first option for treating knee pain. Various alternative treatments may help bring relief. If you’re experiencing knee pain, ask your doctor about less invasive ways to address it. Here are some suggestions.
When a surgeon recommends a total knee replacement you will likely have a lot of questions. Here, we address the most common 12 concerns.