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Can my orthopedic doctor prescribe me a hip brace for acetabular fracture? What would be the reasons of why a doctor would prescribe a pt a hip brace?
If you are in doubt: Get a second opinion. an acetabular fractureof the hip needs the correct mobilization ...Read more
Depends : Unilateral hip dysplasia can present in many different ways, and treatment indication depends on severity of hip dysplasia and age of patient. Sometimes a brace is indicated, other times observation. If treatment is indicated, babies usually respond faster the earlier the treatment is initiated. The international hip dysplasia Institute has some great videos on how baby hip positioning affects ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No. You should have your orthotist adjust the brace to nake sure it is not a fitting issue. ...Read more
Was I supposed to continue seeing orthopedist after getting out of scoliosis brace when I was 13? It's more noticeable in hips now..
Anteversed hip till 8 yr corrected using braces for legs but not hip. Now I have snapping hip 2 yr wid pain. i cant sit cross legged even now. 17yrs F?
After having revision surgery to brace broken screws in my back with more screws I have terrible pain in left hip and thigh
As an infant my hips were out if place and I was in braces. 30 yrs later I have lots if hip and lower back pain. Could there be a conection?
Yes: Hip dysplasia as an infant may lead to early and major osteoarthritic changes. ...Read more
Is there some sort of brace or equipment my 73 year old father can wear or use for hip and back pain besides pills and surgery? We are desperate
Possibly: Depending on the cause of the pain, a back brace may give some temporary relief. In the long term, it may do more harm than good since the abdominal and back muscles will get lazy. There might be some intervention that could be done for the hip pain once the cause of the pain is determined. I doubt if a brace could help the hip. ...Read more