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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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If a baby presents with unilateral hip dysplasia, is a brace used or no treatment?

If a baby presents with unilateral hip dysplasia, is a brace used or no treatment?

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 more

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Are there braces for hips to keep them from popping out of place?

Are there braces for hips to keep them from popping out of place?

Yes: There are many braces, but you should speak to an orthopedic surgeon to see is a brace would be right for you and which one. You may also benefit from physical therapy to help support the hip from within. Discuss with your physician to be safe. ...Read more

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After having revision surgery to brace broken screws in my back with more screws I have terrible pain in left hip and thigh ?

After having revision surgery to brace broken screws in my back with more screws I have terrible pain in left hip and thigh 

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Surgery!: This is most likely related to your surgery. You will want to see the doctor that did the revision since he put you back together the second time. He can review the surgical details and tell you if he/she thinks this is the cause. ...Read more

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Was I supposed to continue seeing orthopedist after getting out of scoliosis brace when I was 13? It's more noticeable in hips now..

Was I supposed to continue seeing orthopedist after getting out of scoliosis brace when I was 13? It's more noticeable in hips now..

Periodically: It's a good to have periodic check ups to ensure that the scoliosis does not worsen. If you feel that your condition is worsening, another evaluation is in order. Good health. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See an orthopedist: If you are continuing to have pain and problems, you should see your orthopedist. They know your history and can do an exam that will best indicate the next step in your care. I'd consider that physical therapy may be of benefit. ...Read more

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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

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