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What is the rehabilitation following a treatment for an intertrochanteric hip?

What is the rehabilitation following a treatment for an intertrochanteric hip?

Rehab: After the fracture repair either by pinning or half hip replacement, the patient begins to work with physical therapy to begin weight bearing, walking with an assistive device, usually a walker. If a hip replacement was done, it is very important to learn the "precautions" given by the surgeon which will dictate what movement should not be done while the surgery heals. Rehab usually 3 months. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What is the rehabilitation following a hip fracture surgery?

What is the rehabilitation following a hip fracture surgery?

Depends: This depends on many factors including the pre/postoperatve health of the patient, the type of fracture, and the type of fixation. Often healthy patients with stable fixation can go home with outpatient pt a few days a week. More deconditioned patients or those with more difficult fractures may even require inpatient rehab for a while. ...Read more

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Any good sites on rehabilitation of patients after broken hips?

Any good sites on rehabilitation of patients after broken hips?

Yes and no: Hip fracture is usually treated with either pinning or a partial hip replacement (hemi arthroplasty) depending on where anatomically the fracture is and how extensive. In either scenario, the bone is ready to be weight bearing immediately, but the muscles must heal. Often an older person will find recovery more difficult than a younger; only because they start out less physically fit and strong. ...Read more

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I have been told I have paralabral cyst on my hip. What is it and what is the treatment?

I have been told I have paralabral cyst on my hip. What is it and what is the treatment?

Paralabral cyst: This paralabral cyst may be related to a tear in the labrum which is the cartilage that rims the socket of the joint. There is nothing to do unless it causes pain. Otherwise arthroscopic surgery can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hip tendinitis?

What is the treatment for hip tendinitis?

Rest and therapy: Its important that a proper diagnosis has been made. If hip tendinitis is present then avoidance of painful maneuvers, proper stretching and therapy exercises, icing and anti inflammatory medication, and sometimes an injection of steroid can be tried. If symptoms persist further workup and evaluation by a specialist may be needed to confirm the diagnosis or rule out other diagnosis around the hip. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a dislocated hip?

What is the treatment for a dislocated hip?

Urgent reduction: Dislocated hip must be promptly reduced (relocated) as soon as identified for a number of reasons. Number one left in a dislocated position it is generally very painful and could in theory compromise nerve function. Also can result to damage to hip cartilage which has limited to no ability to heal. ...Read more

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How long could hip bursitis last after treatment?

How long could hip bursitis last after treatment?

A couple of days: It usually resolves quickly with a local steroid injection. If it perists, it may be secondary to low back issues and not a true bursitis. ...Read more

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What is the usual treatment for a hip flexor injury?

What is the usual treatment for a hip flexor injury?

Slow advance to norm: Not all hip flexor strains are the same. Mild strains that allow painfree motion equal to the opposite hip can be treated symptomatically by applying ice. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or an anti-inflammatory medication can help. More significant strains that make normal daily activities difficult or painful will require a period of rest and decreased strenuous activity until pain subsides and motion returns to normal. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for a broken hip?

See below: Usually surgery, but sometimes immobilization depending on the location within the hip. ...Read more