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Pelvis Vs Hip
Not necessarily: Typically the exercises that are focused on to strengthen the hip focus on abduction, and extension. These exercises work on the large muscles such as the gluteus. Adduction and flexion should also be part of any hip therapy regimen and are not necessarily bad unless there is a particular reason (ie patients with hip replacements should avoid adduction as may put them at risk for dislocation). ...Read more
35 lady w/bilateral femoral hip impinge, rgt labral tear, osteoarthritis, 200 lbs 5'9'. PT, Ned's no help. Hip arthroscopic or total hip replacement?
Ct pelvis=fluid in depen (penicillamine).Portion of pelvis. Mri=abnormal signal from 11mm round something in r. Upper sacrum. Pain in hip, butt, leg on r. What is it?
MRI of hips show osteoarthritis, joint effusion, gluteal tendonipathy (all bi-lateral) and free pelvic fluid. Is there treatment for this?
Multiple findings: These multiple findings would be best explained and treated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?
What treatment for SI pain+ internal rotation of the whole hip, leg and foot? 22yr female, prev scoliosis correction
I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking, hip stiffness, hip muscle weakness and limited hip movement. Due to hip fracture 12-26-04. The following also describe me: Back?
Please resubmit: Insure that you include a specific question so that we can be of help. ...Read more
Posterior hip pain when seated on hard floor is this more indicative of si jt pain or lumbar referred pain?
It is one variable: Posterior (gluteal) hip pain is most commonly caused by pathology involving the lumbar spine or the sacroiliac joint & less likely caused by an unusual presentation of hip joint pain. This should be differentiated with deep pelvic pathologies which may refer pain to this area. The specific seated posture which aggravates the pain can serve as a clue. The diagnosis has more than one variable. ...Read more
Right hip narrowing of superior joint space. Subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head and superior acetabulum. Suggestions?
Weight loss, : Exercise, use of a cane if needed and use of otc meds if no contraindications otherwise you can try physical therapy and perscription medication. If symptoms do not improve or worsen, see an orthopaedic surgeon for options which could include joint replacement surgery. You are describing hip arthritis. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on many things. What is the age of the patient? Is there pre-existing arthritis? What is the type of fracture? Most of the time, if you can preserve the normal bone and cartilage it is better than metal and plastic. For elderly, they already have arthritis or the bone is too soft for screws, etc. So the best option is a replacement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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