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What is hip synovitis. My 6 yr old has got it and is on 5 day antibiotic course. What is the recommendation and precautions. Thnx?

What is hip synovitis. My 6 yr old has got it and is on 5 day antibiotic course. What is the recommendation and precautions. Thnx?

Inflammation: The synovium is the tissue that lines a joint capsule, when it becomes inflamed you can get a synovitis. Basically when a young child presents with severe hip pain and no injury, some considerations include an infection in the hip joint or a toxic synovitis. Toxic synovitis can proceed or be concurrent with a generalized viral illness and usually resolves spontaneosly. NSAIDs and rest help ...Read more

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Can the front of your hips hurt if you have been sitting down for a while?

Can the front of your hips hurt if you have been sitting down for a while?

Maybe: More common to have pain the the posterior area. In the anterior area the cause may be a too tight belt, too tight underwear or your posture in sitting. ...Read more

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An anteriorly rotated hip looks higher on an ap xray?

An anteriorly rotated hip looks higher on an ap xray?

Postural assessment: See your chiropractor, physical therapist or osteopath that specializes in osteopathic manipulative medicine. You need a structural evaluation and spinal alignment....And you may need a heel lift and shoe orthotic. ...Read more

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How long does it take to feel ' wonderful ' after a total anterior hip replacement?

How long does it take to feel ' wonderful ' after  a total anterior hip replacement?

Varies by patient: Everybody recovers at their own pace after a total hip replacement. The direct anterior approach does minimize trauma from surgery. "wonderful" implies full recovery- may take 3 months. Acute healing phase is 2-3 weeks. Do not try to overdo in the first 6 weeks, but gradual resumption of activities is encouraged. Talk to your orthopaedic surgeon if you have specific activity related questions. ...Read more

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What is the "left anterior acetabular column" of the hip?

What is the "left anterior acetabular column" of the hip?

Anterior column: The acetabular columns were first described in 1964 by judet and letournel as an inverted y. The anterior column was composed of the bones ilium and pubis. The pelvis is composed of three bones including the ilium, ischium and pubis which fuse in early adolescence and collectively called the innominate bone. ...Read more

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What rehabilitation is involved after an anterior hip replacement?

What rehabilitation is involved after an anterior hip replacement?

REhab: Typically after any hip replacement, the first goal is to get you back on your feet again. You can work with a physical therapist who will teach you the anterior hip precautions then begin to work with you on getting in and out of bed, standing with a walker and beginning to walk with a walker. Following that phase, you will begin to work on strengthening the hip muscles usually as an outpatient. ...Read more

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What are the doctors that do anterior approach hip replacement in my area?

What are the doctors that do anterior approach hip replacement in my area?

Call: You will have to call each practice to find out. On general look for someone fellowship trained in joint replacement and have it done by a high volume surgeon at a high volume hospital. ...Read more

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