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Should I ski after having a total hip replacement?

Should I ski after having a total hip replacement?

Maybe: The risks of engaging in high impact activities following joint replacements are wear, dislocation, and fractures. However, if you were a good skier before the surgery, chances are that you can get back to doing it at a recreational level. But, if skiing is not that important to you, then you should look for activities which are not high impact and do not have significant fall risks. ...Read more

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Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip Fracture: Signs and symptoms of a hip fracture may include: inability to move immediately after a fall severe pain in your hip or groin inability to put weight on your leg on the side of your injured hip stiffness, bruising and swelling in and around your hip area shorter leg on the side of your injured hip turning outward of your leg on the side of your injured hip. ...Read more

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Help for pain of the hip?

Help for pain of the hip?

Needa diagnosis firs: First you need to determine where the pain is coming from.Pain located outside the hip joint has a different treament that the pain located inside the hip joint.Outside pain can be as simple as bursitis and a injection could be all you need.Inside pain could be as serious as the need for a hip replacement is arthitis of the hip is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left hip?

I have pain in my left hip?

Needs to be checked : Pain in hip can be caused by many causes . We don't have enough information to advice you.I suggest you consult your doctor. Your doctor will take detailed history like how bad is pain,how long,any history of trauma. Any associated symptoms like fever and more. You need a physical exam and if indicated may need blood test ,xrays and MRI etc to find the cause of the pain and treat appropriately ...Read more

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Pain in the hip and butt area?

Pain in the hip and butt area?

Several poss. causes: 'hip' is an ill-defined term. You may mean lateral hip or low back. Lateral could be bursitis, tendinitis, muscle imbalance, etc. Posterior 'hip' & buttock pain is often caused by lumbar nerve, disc, or ligament injury, pyriformis syndrome, lumbar vertebral dysfunction, or sacroiliac problems. Most of these will be missed by many docs.A good physical, including osteopathic exam, may define a cause. ...Read more

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I have r a of the hip now what?

I have r a of the hip now what?

Partner with your MD: If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, finding an experienced, knowledgeable, caring physician is paramount. A whole new generation of disease modifying agents are available to treat your disease. ...Read more

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What organs refer pain to the hip?

What organs refer pain to the hip?

Very few.: "hip" means different things to different folks. If you mean your buttock, almost no internal organs refer there typically. If you mean the groin crease, the bladder and reproductive organs can refer there, and less commonly the intestines. If you mean the side of the thigh or upper outer pelvic rim bones, organs don't usually refer there, but pain from nearby muscles can. ...Read more

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Who really needs hip replacements?

Who really needs hip replacements?

Severe arthritis: Patients with severe arthritis of the hip will benefit from total hip replacement. Arthritis may present in varying degrees of severity and clinical symptoms. It is generally recommended to maximize the conservative or non-operative treatment of arthritis before a patient seriously considers hip replacement. Consult an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip replacement for further ?'s. ...Read more

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What is causing this pain in my hip?

What is causing this pain in my hip?

Different causes: Their are different potential causes of hip pain. An orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays is the best place to start. Possible causes can include hip arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, labral tears or loose cartilage in the hip joint. Your orthopaedic surgeon can discuss with you the problem and treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the side of the hip?

What causes pain in the side of the hip?

Bursitis: Typically, pain on the lateral or outside aspect of the hip is caused by inflammation of the greater trochanteric bursa. This condition can be treated with rest, nsaids, therapy, injections, and rarely surgery. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip pain: Causes of hip pain are very broad and long list. It needs to be properly investigated by a qualified physician to get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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We're is your spine compared to hip?

We're is your spine compared to hip?

Sacroiliac joint: This articulates the sacrum of the spine with the hip. ...Read more

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Why am I asymmetrical? Hips and jaws

Everyone is: Nobody is completely symmetrical. That is normal. ...Read more

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What is small calcifications on hip?

What is small calcifications on hip?

Hip calcifications: Considerations include heterotopic ossification, traction spurs, arthritic osteophytes, or even internal bone islands. ...Read more

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I have arthritus in the hip what to do?

I have arthritus in the hip what to do?

Many things: The most important fact to know is what kind of arthritis you have. Generically using pain medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) or using anti inflammatory medication weight loss can bechelpful as well. Physical therapy to strengthen the muscle around the joint are also important. ...Read more

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How painful is it to dislocate your hip?

Very painful: Fortunately it typically only happens in major accidents such as mva it needs to be reduced as soon as possible to prevent further complications in the future. ...Read more

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What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

Simple: Attache appropriate weights to ankle of leg to exercise with that leg adducted across the front of the other leg. Now, with knee fully extended, move the leg in a lateral or abducted motion at the hip. This is only one of many exercises to isolate the abductors using progressive resistant exercises. Also muscle confusion execises should be incorporated. Seek the help of a personal trainer. ...Read more