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Surgery Joint Hip
37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?
I have a 'paralysed', dropfoot, are there any other surgery done instead of make all joints stiff, it lockes my knee, can't bend.Must lift from hip if do s?
Can sodas destroy your joints, i quit 4 yrs ago but had to have 2 hip and a knee surgery, wondered if thats why i had so many surgeries like that?
No definitive link: Sodas in some studies have shown a link with osteoporosis but its usually an indirect link associated with poor milk intake. I see that you have listed allergies to milk, eggs etc and that may be of more significance. The other major factor that always needs to be considered is body weight when looking at patients with load bearing joints and arthropathy so decreasing weight helps significantly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i i am a very fit 55 yr old , but i have a calcification on my hip joint and need key hole surgery , how long to get back to full fitnessthank you?
Arthroscopy: Since you are "very fit" you should be back to full fitness in around a month after surgery. The standard time is 6-8 weeks after surgery. ...Read more
What should I do about my hip and knee? I'm a 15 year old girl and in 8th grade i tore my minescus and broke my femur in my left leg, got surgery and was recovering/in physical therapy for about two years. Now i injured the joint in my left ankle and am s
I : I echo what dr. Lee said. Walking boots are generally a little higher than your normal shoe, and they change the way you walk. It is common to get pain on the opposite side when you wear a walking boot for any significant time period. I would recommend wearing a thicker soled shoe on the right side. If the pain on the right side continues, then physical therapy may help you so i would recommend that you follow up with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually TWO: A patient who has an infected prosthesis will likely need to have the original prosthesis removed. A temporary hip prosthesis (which has antibiotics on and in the prosthesis) is implanted and IV and oral antibiotic therapy is initiated. After 2-3 months, when the infection is eradicated, a new permanent hip replacement is implanted. ...Read more
How could you know if you have dislocated your prosthetic hip joint after hip replacement surgery?
Post operative from FAI surgery in hip. Best case scenario when might I hope to see related SI joint pain go away/reduced?
Varies: Certainly varies tremendously, 4-6 weeks would be a good result certainly. It is based in part also on the surgical technique used as well. The other consideration is whether your SI joint is normal and it was symptomatic simply related to the hip problem, or if you have legitimate problems with the SI joint itself. Certainly would discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
Uncommon: Infection after tha is a known complication that occurs in 0.1-2% of hip replacement procedures. Factors that can affect this incidence include patient conditions such as obesity, diabetes, or immune system diseases, as well as the length of surgery time, wound closure methods, and experience of the surgeon. Some hospitals and surgeons have higher rates of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
yes: Two months is adequate recovery time assuming there are not complications. ...Read more
Im 26, my mother born w/ severe bilateral hip dysplasia corrected by surgery. Lifelong hip "catching" and clicking in joint, and pain. Poss dysplasia?
Now arthritis: Dysplasia correction involves cutting the femur and/or pelvis, and the changing the alignment to improve coverage of the ball by the socket. Dysplasia comes in various types and degrees of severity. Because the correction is rarely 'perfect', some symptoms can be present. Most patients develop degenerative changes later in life. (arthritis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad is diabetic he hv pain in right leg its sever pain near hip joint he had hip surgery last year his X-ray show joint is normal.Pain still there ?
Diabetic: I don't enjoy the term "diabetic" in older folks. A 57 year old man (or woman) must be taught how to get rid of diabetes. Yes, that can and should happen. Please have a diabetes educator see your Dad. Your Dad must have his doctor refer him to a leg and foot specialist. Hope all goes well- please keep me posted. ...Read more
My 67 years old mom has onfh (osteonecrosis of the femeral head) on both hip joints, what's success rate on surgery to replace total hip in her age?
Very high: Rates depend on what you are defining as success. Hip replacement is more than 90% successful in reducing or eliminating pain. Depending on your mother's activity level and desired activities, some changes may need to be made but her orthopedic surgeon could talk to her about this before the surgery and be more specific. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom has onfh (osteonecrosis of the femeral head) on both hip joints, and she is 67 years old, is surgery necessary? Whats risk? How effectiveness?
Osteonecrosis: Surgery is only indicated if he is having hip pain that is effecting her quality of life or ability to function. Most common surgery would be a total hip replacement where both the femoral head and the acetabular cup are replaced. This surgery has the highest patient satisfaction rate of any surgery done by orthopedic surgeons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 67 years old mom has onfh (osteonecrosis of the femeral head) on both hip joints, what are the risks on surgery to replace total hip?
Statistics: Every center where this procedure is performed will provide you with statistics (so you can compare) of the adverse outcomes and inform you of risks involved in this particular case. In general bleeding, anesthesia misshaps, residual pain, etc are common risks of surgery of this type. Consult your dr, good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 67y mom has osteonecrosis of the femeral head on both hip joints, she could walk with chair but pain, what could happen in the future if no surgery?
Get worse and bed --: Ridden or in a wheelchair, as severe arthritis would result. The only way is one or the other type of surgery. At her age, depending upon the severity of her avn, total joint replacement might a better option as in one surgery she'll get rid of all problems. Get her seen by an orthopod. Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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