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Anterior Hip Precautions Handout
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
Dear Doctor, kindly advise what one can do to avoid a hop replacement with AVN of the hip. Are there any precautions we can take avert surgery Thanks?
But eventually you are more likely than not to require a form of hip replacement since there is no treatment for AVN of the hip. Best bet is to start to investigate where this will be performed! I strongly suggest an academic teaching center affiliated hospital and a surgeon who does MANY of these procedures annually!!!
Hope this is helpful...Good luck
Dr Z ...Read more
I have done my sonography of pelvis the result is bilateral poly cystic ovaries what does it means nd any precautions also I'm not gettin my periods?
PCOS has many issues: Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) is a metabolic disorder. Often women: ovulate infrequently, are overweight/obese, have difficulty getting pregnant, have acne/facial hair, Insulin resistance with higher risk of diabetes. First line treatment is hormonal birth control (pills-patch-ring). Treatment lowers risk of painful rupture and ovarian loss. Using metformin (diabetes drug) may help fertility. ...Read more
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
I've had a pain on my lower left front of my body (across from hip) for 2 months now. What should I di?
See gp: No way to answer that without an evaluation. ...Read more
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
3days ago at volleyball my leg slid out in front of me when I was skidding. There is now an on and off pain in my hip. What should I do?
May need an exam: You may have pulled a muscle. Depending on your age you may need to just have an examination. ...Read more
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
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
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
Lwr back, top of butt pain, at times wraps around to hip, side, down into butt, front of thigh. At times one side, at times both. Pinched nerve?
I have pain where my leg bends in the front of the hip. When I sit and then stand it hurts. I sleep on my side and my hip wakes me hurting.?
My level II ultrasound shows Placenta position- "Fundo anterior lower margin of placenta 4.0 CM from internal os" What precautions should I take??
As per OB.: You did not state how far along the pregnancy you are. If before third trimester, the placenta may migrate posteriorly and further from the os. Speak to your OB for any concerns. If there is any concern on the part of the OB, a follow-up ultrasound will be gotten. There are however no precautions you should take, unless so directed by tour OB. Why does you profile say 25 yo male? ...Read more
Hello! I had a sudden onset of numbness that extends from the right side of my spine almost to the front of my right hip? No injury that I'm aware of.
Sciatica: The sciatic nerve supplies sensation from the buttocks all the way down to the toes. Anything that compresses the nerve can cause sciatica. Your need to see a doctor to find the underlying cause for the right treatment to be prescribed. Meanwhile stay comfortably active & avoid prolonged sitting or heavy lifting. If you get bowel or bladder control problems or fever, seek IMMEDIATE care. ...Read more
Hips slip out of place constantly (one higher) & rotate anterior etc all the time with simple activity. Causes hip and groin pain. Pt has not helped.?
Time for total hip: See a orthopedic surgeon for evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
I had an anterior total hip replcment 8 mos. Ago but there is a large lump next to the incision. It looks like fatty tissue and is affecting mobility?
Re see surgeon: Would re see your surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
Back or Hip: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...Read more
I'm getting pain in my lower back to the front of my hip been 3 months in agony what type of doctor should I see?
A good one!: Who will take the time to get a thorough history and do a complete physical examination on you. Then order a directed laboratory exam looking for possible metabolic metabolic bone diseases, or endinocrinological disorders or orthopedic disorders. He or she after a thorough evaluation should be able to set you on your way to a good healing of what ails you! ...Read more
I have a pain from my hip to my ankle in the front of my leg, it feels like a growing pain. What do you think it is?
Back pain: It could be coming from ur back, I need more detail history ...Read more
Twisted hip about a month ago and loud pop, sharp pain when moving in any direction, front of my hip, difficulty moving.?
What would cause pain in my left hip that radiates down the front of my leg? This occurs while I am lying down for an extended period.
Hip/leg pain: Could be a variant of sciatica (radiates down back/ and side), or piriformis syndrome or L2 disc herniation- consider LS spine MRI, or meralgia paralytica -lateral femoral cutaneous nerve compression usually with weight gain, diabetes, seat belt trauma-a burning in lateral thigh. Would also check for abdominal lesions that could result in pain like ovarian/colon/appendix masses. F/u/ doc ...Read more
I have had an anterior hip replacement 3 weeks. Ago. After a days activity is it usual to feel a lot of discomfort in the groin area?
Yes: Not unusual to have aches and pain for 6-12 weeks in general. Most joint replacements improve over 12-18 months when they usually achieve their full recovered state. You still need to make your follow up appointments so your surgeon can assess you. Any worsening pains, fever, chills you need to call your surgeon with right away. But groin pain after activity is your body saying take it easy. ...Read more
Hello. I am an energetic, healthy, 75 year old woman who had bi-lateral hip replacement (anterior) 3 months ago and i’ve been walking a lot.
Excellent: More mobility through walking is like putting money in the bank. More activity done at an earlier age makes life easier at an older age. ...Read more
Hello. I am a flexible, energetic, healthy, 75 year old woman who had bi-lateral hip replacement (anterior) 3 months ago and i’ve been walking a whole?
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