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Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Capsular Ligament: The capsular ligament consists of two types of fibers, circular and longitudinal. Some of the longitudinal fibers form the retinacula and the circular fibers form the zona orbicularis. It is attached to the acetabulum and anterior inferior iliac spine; and connects to the transverse ligament, iliofemoral ligament, pubocapsular, and ischiocapsular ligaments. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Is it possible to regenerate cartilage in a hip joint?

Is it possible to regenerate cartilage in a hip joint?

Sometimes: This is somewhat controversial as some doctors will probably say no, but nutritional supplements like Glucosamine sulfate, chondroiton sulfate, MSM, collagen, hyaluronic acid, Vit. C and Lysine can help.
Stem cell injections, platelet-rich plasma and prolozone injections are also reported to help. See https://tinyurl. Com/y92f2fdf and https://tinyurl. Com/yaote6e6 for more info. ...Read more

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What can heal hip joint pain?

What can heal hip joint pain?

Hip joint: Depends upon the cause. You should have imaging study and good history and exam to hone in on the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do for hip joint pain?

What to do for hip joint pain?

Depends upon cause.: Initially rest, ice, compression, elevation. Consider imaging, good history and exam. ...Read more

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My baby has an underdeveloped hip joint?

My baby has an underdeveloped hip joint?

Developmental: Dysplasia of the Hip has a range of severity. If treated completely before the baby is weight-bearing, the outcome is usually excellent, so be happy it got diagnosed & follow through with all treatment recommendations. Information on http://hipdysplasia. Org/developmental-dysplasia-of-the-hip/ may help you formulate questions to discuss with your baby's pediatrician & pediatric orthopedist. ...Read more

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What happens to a bone chip in a hip joint?

What happens to a bone chip in a hip joint?

Hip bone chip: Each bone chip has it's own personality. This will also depend upon size, location, displacement. Small ones may scar into place. Large ones may require surgery. ...Read more

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Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Not likely: Generally I do feel that chiropractors are good at managing spine related issues. Some have more training in other joint issues but they can be hard to find. Your best bet is a good physical therapist. Be sure you have an accurate diagnosis by a musculoskeletal expert such as a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to trap a testicle in the hip joint?

Is it possible to trap a testicle in the hip joint?

Depends.: Not completely sure by what you mean. There are cases of ectopic testis in infants where abnormal descent causes the testis to lie in the femoral canal. In adults, there is no internal path from the scrotum to the hip joint.
Outside of the body, there is usually enough laxity in the scrotum to trap the testicle in the groin crease but is rarely a medical issue. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in left hip joint. No comfortable position.

Extreme pain in left hip joint. No comfortable position.

Orthopedic eval: I would visit an orthopedic doctor and consider doing so sooner rather than later. Taking pain meds to cover pain should come after knowing the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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What can cause my hip joint pain and how to improve it?

A variety of things: You have osteoarthritis in your hip joints. You could also have pain referred from your si joint, lower back pain, or even your knee.

See your doctor to better determine what is going on. ...Read more

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What's the procedure for a cortisone injection into the hip joint?

What's the procedure for a cortisone injection into the hip joint?

Needle: A needle is placed in the hip joint and steroid is injected. This is often times done under xray (fluoroscopy) or ultrasound. The procedure only takes a few minutes, and is not very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What does it mean: extreme hip joint pain due to sitting criss-cross?

What does it mean: extreme hip joint pain due to sitting criss-cross?

Osteoarthritis.: Usually it means one has significant arthritis of the hip. Get the hip evaluated and x rayed. Other causes such as a bursitis are less likely. ...Read more

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What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

See a therapist: Several exercises can help with this. They need to be directly taught to you. I suggest you see a physcal therapist. ...Read more

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Why is the shoulder easier to dislocate than the hip joint? Explanations please?

Why is the shoulder easier to dislocate than the hip joint? Explanations please?

Mechanics: The hip is a ball and socket type joint with strong supporting ligaments which give it inherent stability whereas the shoulder is practically a ball hanging in space which depends more on the integrity of the ligaments, cartilage (labrum) and muscles to stay in proper position. The shoulder has much more freedom of movement. In addition, there are more injury mechanisms in our typical activites. ...Read more

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Why am I getting hip joint pain when I pivot, to the point I keel over for a sec. Then I am fine for a few days then It happens again.??

Hip arthritis?: It is obviously difficult to say what is wrong wthout examining you.... However your symptoms suggest early hip arthritis. Pain in your groin and 'deep'in your hip with weight -bearing suggest early hip osteoarthritis especially w/ pivoting maneuvers. I would suggest seeing a board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination and X-rays. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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I have been having hip joint pain for a long time. It willl wake me up in sever pain in the middle of the night. Its only in my left hip.

I have been having hip joint pain for a long time. It willl wake me up in sever pain in the middle of the night. Its only in my left hip.

Bursitis?: Hip pain that wakes you at night is classically bursitis, but you will need a physical exam to be sure. A steroid injection into your great troch bursa will help this if that is what it is. Nsaids may also benefit, but speak with your physician prior. Stretch your it band and your hamstrings to help. If oa, consider joint injections, pt. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Are there muscles surrounding the hip joint? I have a bad hip & feel the need to stretch muscles (it feels like.) I'm unable to do so b/c of injury.

Are there muscles surrounding the hip joint? I have a bad hip & feel the need to stretch muscles (it feels like.) I'm unable to do so b/c of injury.

Be careful of hip jt: What people call the hip frequently is not. If you are talking at the side of your pelvis this is not the true hip. This may be the area of the greater trochanter. You should see your ortho doc and then may well get some physiotherapy that you can use as needed to ease the discomfort. The doc should tell you exactly what is wrong ...Read more

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Every month during my mentsrual cycle, I have always cramped on my right side. The pain is deep into my hip joint. Just wondering, what's the cause?

Menstrual pain: It sounds like your menstrual pain is radiating to the hip joint. You may want to have a pelvic exam with your gynaecologist if this is new, or more severe than usual. Pain, as stated above, though, can radiate and it seems to come with menstrual cycle so related to that. ...Read more

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What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

Means there is: Less cartilage between the ball of the leg bone and the socket of the hip bone. Since the x-ray only sees bone, narrowing often means destruction or wear and tear of cartilage has occurred. ...Read more

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What causes pain. Just above your hip joint?

What causes pain. Just above your hip joint?

Check this out: Orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=a00409.

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What can I do if my hip joint is in pain. What's the fastest way for me to recover?

What can I do if my hip joint is in pain. What's the fastest way for me to recover?

Get it evaluated: Many people believe they have hip disease when it is a bursitis or actually back pain. Have it evaluated and then the proper treatment can be started. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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How can I fix my hip joint instability?

Need more informatio: You have to give some details about your problem to help answer your question. Thanks. ...Read more

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What causes stiffness around one hip joint?

What causes stiffness around one hip joint?

Too many to answer!: Many problems can cause the sensation of stiffness, including osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, capsulitis of the hip joint (like frozen shoulder-only at the hip), piriformis muscle issues and on and on. You need to see a practitioner who can start an appropriate evaluation. Your problem might seem mild now, but it might gget worse if not diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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My left hip joint hurts and what do you recommend I do?

My left hip joint hurts and what do you recommend I do?

Vague?: The hip can hurt from local pain or referred pain. The problem can result from muscle ligament, tendon, nerve, bone or joint. More info would be required to offer a useful answer. ...Read more

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How long should a steriod injection in the hip joint last?

Depends on your hip!: If you have mild inflammation, but another wise normal hip, the injection might last a long time. If you have severe arthritis, torn cartilage, or bone damage, the injection might not do much at all. ...Read more

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What can I do if my left hip joint hurts and what should I do?

Get it evaluated: There are several causes for hip area pain. She need to have it evaluated, preferably by an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What does "soft tissue shadows are normal" in a hip joint x ray mean?

What does "soft tissue shadows are normal" in a hip joint x ray mean?

Soft tissues: Include muscle, bowel, internal organs, and the like. No calcification, which is radio-opaque! ...Read more