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Dr. Chevies Newman
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What is the usual response to rehab after hip osteoarthritis?

What is the usual response to rehab after hip osteoarthritis?

It varies: Typically, stretching and strengthening of artificial joints have beneficial effects. However, if there are specific mechanical obstructions (such as impingement, loose bodies) stretching can actually flare up arthritic joints. One should always use common sense when engaging in a therapy program and consult with a physician if there is increasing pain and dysfunction. ...Read more

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How long will rehabilitation after hip osteoarthritis surgery be?

How long will rehabilitation after hip osteoarthritis surgery be?

Hip Surgery: Rehabilitation after surgery of the hip is dependent upon what surgery you did for it. Assuming here that you are having a hip replacement surgery. If this is the case then it depends on what type of approach that is used (posterolateral, anterolateral, or anterior). In general rehab will be for 4-6 week and should begin before surgery to educate you on what to do and expect. ...Read more

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What types of physical therapy should patients do after hip osteoarthritis?

What types of physical therapy should patients do after hip osteoarthritis?

Stretching: Stretching and strengthening are generally the best to help with arthritis of a joint. This doesn't "cure" the arthritis but a strong & flexible joint is better able to tolerate problems. ...Read more

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36 yrs old & have hip osteoarthritis from injury long ago. 2nd surgery last year, pt & injection. Still pain. When is it ok to have hip replacement?

36 yrs old & have hip osteoarthritis from injury long ago. 2nd surgery last year, pt & injection. Still pain. When is it ok to have hip replacement?

It is up to you: I believe when you no longer can live with pain. Having said that, you should understand this surgery may have to done again because your age, what kind of work you and many other condition. Some of those surgery could done were resurface the bone i will recommend that if possible. ...Read more

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What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.

What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.

Talk to a dr: Hi, Thank you for your question. I would love to discuss this in more detail with you. Please contact me if you would like to tackle your problems one on one. Either way hope you feel better. Dr. M ...Read more

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I have severe hip osteoarthritis want to play basketball am I crazy to wait for stem cells or drugs?

I have severe hip osteoarthritis want to play basketball am I crazy to wait for stem cells or drugs?

Consider Regenexx: You might want to see the doctors in your area that perform the regenexx stem cell therapies (the original docs are in colorado). They have the most research about their treatment algorithm and often will do a phone consult with you if you live far to determine how you might fair. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do weight lifting and weight bearing excercises if diagnosed with stage 2 knee and hip osteoarthritis ?

Is it ok to do weight lifting and weight bearing excercises if diagnosed with stage 2 knee and hip osteoarthritis ?

Yes: Your limitations will be based on your endurance limit and tolerance. The concept of saving the joint does not apply. Use it as much as you can. ...Read more

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Hypertrophic changes of iliac bones, hip osteoarthritis bilaterally. What's a good non nsaid anti inflammatory to use for pain and inflammation?

Hypertrophic changes of iliac bones, hip osteoarthritis bilaterally. What's a good non nsaid anti inflammatory to use for pain and inflammation?

NSAID's: Any NSAID will work. When you are using it on a regular basis, you need to be sure that you have medical supervision. You should take it with food and report to your doctor if you have any abdominal symptoms or any others, for that matter. ...Read more

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What exercise can I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back, also in the neck to tone up?

What exercise can I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back, also in the neck to tone up?

A lot of Info: I would suggest going to spine-health.Com to get your answers officially. Many times one or more or even all of those things are happening at the same time. I would suggest seeing a sports medicine trained spine specialist for further detail. ...Read more

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What exercise could I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back, also in the neck to tone up?

What exercise could I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back, also in the neck to tone up?

Low impact: Perhaps the best exercise for people with osteoarthritis in multiple joints is swimming . Other exercise regimens that are helpful include tai chi and modified yoga. It is important to maintaining range of motion to involved joints. ...Read more

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I am a healthy 25 yof who occasionally has a few days out of the month where I experience pain in my left hip joint. Early onset osteoarthritis?

I am a healthy 25 yof who occasionally has a few days out of the month where I experience pain in my left hip joint. Early onset osteoarthritis?

Probably not: Is the hip pain consistent and associated with your menstual cycle? Can sometimes be hyperlaxity of the joint capsule and you may need PT. Have you seen a physician yet? ...Read more

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What is a proper exercise for me? I had lots of issues with chronic pain due to hip replacement and osteoarthritis in my joints. I take medication for

What is a proper exercise for me? I had lots of issues with chronic pain due to hip replacement and osteoarthritis in my joints. I take medication for

Manage OA: Walking is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read more

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Can i continue jogging after a diagnosis of osteoarthritis in my hips?

Sure: Depends on your symptoms. If your having pain in ur hip region then maybe another form of exercise may be performed other than jogging such as biking or swimming. If your not really having pain then i would continue but make some adjustments such as softer road surfaces and good shoes. But it really depends on the severity. ...Read more

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What excercise can I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back?

What excercise can I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back?

Get diagnosis: Get accurate diagnosis to determine the actual nature of the problem. "osteoarthritis" of the low back is often misdiagnosed as the source of pain. ...Read more

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I have osteoarthritis in my right hip, what options do I have to prolong my hip?

I have osteoarthritis in my right hip, what options do I have to prolong my hip?

A few options: Strengthening the muscles around the hip will help a lot. You may want to consider some supplements like glucosamine, however recent research hasn't shown a lot of benefit. Other options include steroid injections, but these don't heal much. You can consider Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) or other joint fluid replacement injections and possible even platelet therapy injections or stem cell procedures. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs ...Read more