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I was born with bilateral coxa vara and I walk with a "knock-knee, toe-in" limp. Will the surgery help me stand up straighter and walk better?

I was born with bilateral coxa vara and I walk with a "knock-knee, toe-in" limp. Will the surgery help me stand up straighter and walk better?

DFO fixes knock knee: Distal femoral Osteotomies (DFO) can realign/straighten knock knees. A thorough evaluation by an orthoapedic surgeon who regularly does realigning Osteotomies is warranted to see if this is a good option for you ...Read more

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What is bilateral coxa valga?

What is bilateral coxa valga?

Increased angle: When measuring the head, neck, and shaft of the femur (thigh bone) and angle is measured. When the angle is greater than 135, this is referred to as coxa valga. Bilateral would mean that both hip are involved. ...Read more

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What is the anatomy and physiology of coxa plana?

What is the anatomy and physiology of coxa plana?

Flat not round: It means a flat top 2 the usual round shape of the hip. Some causes are avn, dysphasia ...Read more

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Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.

Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.

Possibly: Any deformity in the hip area is going to have direct impact to the knee and ankle and foot. You may want to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, can do musculoskeletal evaluation of your condition, and able to offer him treatment, that might also help the sins the strange sensations that you're getting in the ankle as well as the groin. There are fascial connections via the hip. ...Read more

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Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip Fracture: Signs and symptoms of a hip fracture may include: inability to move immediately after a fall severe pain in your hip or groin inability to put weight on your leg on the side of your injured hip stiffness, bruising and swelling in and around your hip area shorter leg on the side of your injured hip turning outward of your leg on the side of your injured hip. ...Read more

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Help for pain of the hip?

Help for pain of the hip?

Needa diagnosis firs: First you need to determine where the pain is coming from.Pain located outside the hip joint has a different treament that the pain located inside the hip joint.Outside pain can be as simple as bursitis and a injection could be all you need.Inside pain could be as serious as the need for a hip replacement is arthitis of the hip is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left hip?

I have pain in my left hip?

Needs to be checked : Pain in hip can be caused by many causes . We don't have enough information to advice you.I suggest you consult your doctor. Your doctor will take detailed history like how bad is pain,how long,any history of trauma. Any associated symptoms like fever and more. You need a physical exam and if indicated may need blood test ,xrays and MRI etc to find the cause of the pain and treat appropriately ...Read more

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Pain in the hip and butt area?

Pain in the hip and butt area?

Several poss. causes: 'hip' is an ill-defined term. You may mean lateral hip or low back. Lateral could be bursitis, tendinitis, muscle imbalance, etc. Posterior 'hip' & buttock pain is often caused by lumbar nerve, disc, or ligament injury, pyriformis syndrome, lumbar vertebral dysfunction, or sacroiliac problems. Most of these will be missed by many docs.A good physical, including osteopathic exam, may define a cause. ...Read more

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I have r a of the hip now what?

I have r a of the hip now what?

Partner with your MD: If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, finding an experienced, knowledgeable, caring physician is paramount. A whole new generation of disease modifying agents are available to treat your disease. ...Read more

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Pain in my hip when I stand up ?

Pain in my hip when I stand up
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Many things: Many things can cause you to have hip pain upon standing- have you had trauma to the area? Is this a chronic problem? Osteoarthritis is a common cause of hip discomfort. Other potential causes include inflammation of the nerves, muscles or bursa around the hip joint. ...Read more

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What organs refer pain to the hip?

Very few.: "hip" means different things to different folks. If you mean your buttock, almost no internal organs refer there typically. If you mean the groin crease, the bladder and reproductive organs can refer there, and less commonly the intestines. If you mean the side of the thigh or upper outer pelvic rim bones, organs don't usually refer there, but pain from nearby muscles can. ...Read more

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Who really needs hip replacements?

Who really needs hip replacements?

Severe arthritis: Patients with severe arthritis of the hip will benefit from total hip replacement. Arthritis may present in varying degrees of severity and clinical symptoms. It is generally recommended to maximize the conservative or non-operative treatment of arthritis before a patient seriously considers hip replacement. Consult an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip replacement for further ?'s. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower hip and back?

Osteopathic exam: If you have pain in the lower hip and back, this needs to be investigated further, so that youe pain can be relieved quickly using osteopathic t treatment.An osteopathic physician can do a complete musculoskeletal exam ; check your posture, symmetry, gait, weight bearing, along with your medical, trauma, social, family and sexual history to determine the cause. It may be something simple to treat. ...Read more

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What is causing this pain in my hip?

What is causing this pain in my hip?

Different causes: Their are different potential causes of hip pain. An orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays is the best place to start. Possible causes can include hip arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, labral tears or loose cartilage in the hip joint. Your orthopaedic surgeon can discuss with you the problem and treatment options. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Frozen hip: No, there is not a specific frozen hip. A hip can, however, become stiff and lose motion from arthritis, infection, scar tissue, synovitis, heterotopic calcification, muscle and ligament contractures, as well as from metabolic, congenital, and traumatic causes. ...Read more

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How can I pop my hip back into place?

How can I pop my hip back into place?

Not likely: It's not likely that it's out of place. Something else must be going on that's making you feel this way. Without other symptoms mentioned it's not clear what this could be. If you are having problems with movement, bearing weight, then a full evaluation should be made. History is also very impotant- eg. A recent history of trauma or a joint disorder would influence a diagnosis in this case. ...Read more

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