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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