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Exercises Avoid Hip Osteoarthritis
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
It varies: Typically, stretching and strengthening of artificial joints have beneficial effects. However, if there are specific mechanical obstructions (such as impingement, loose bodies) stretching can actually flare up arthritic joints. One should always use common sense when engaging in a therapy program and consult with a physician if there is increasing pain and dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hip Surgery: Rehabilitation after surgery of the hip is dependent upon what surgery you did for it. Assuming here that you are having a hip replacement surgery. If this is the case then it depends on what type of approach that is used (posterolateral, anterolateral, or anterior). In general rehab will be for 4-6 week and should begin before surgery to educate you on what to do and expect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
36 yrs old & have hip osteoarthritis from injury long ago. 2nd surgery last year, pt & injection. Still pain. When is it ok to have hip replacement?
It is up to you: I believe when you no longer can live with pain. Having said that, you should understand this surgery may have to done again because your age, what kind of work you and many other condition. Some of those surgery could done were resurface the bone i will recommend that if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe hip osteoarthritis want to play basketball am I crazy to wait for stem cells or drugs?
Consider Regenexx: You might want to see the doctors in your area that perform the regenexx stem cell therapies (the original docs are in colorado). They have the most research about their treatment algorithm and often will do a phone consult with you if you live far to determine how you might fair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to do weight lifting and weight bearing excercises if diagnosed with stage 2 knee and hip osteoarthritis ?
If you have osteoarthritis in your hip will it ever go away with certain exercises, vitamins etc ?
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