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Dr. James Lin
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Hip Replacement (Definition)

Total hip replacement: surgery in which the diseased ball and socket of the hip joint are completely removed and replaced with artificial materials. A metal ball with a stem (a prosthesis) is inserted into the femur (thigh bone) and an artificial plastic cup socket is placed in the acetabulum (a "cup-shaped" ...Read more


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Why is my artificial hip painful when I sneeze?

Why is my artificial hip painful when I sneeze?

Hip pain with sneeze: "hip pain" caused by sneezing might represent a lumbar disc problem.The increase in pressure cause by the sneeze can affect nerves near the lumbar discs. This is called "referred pain" . The other possibility is a groin hernia. Again, the increased pressure in the belly from the sneeze causes the hernia to bulge and cause pain. ...Read more

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I've had hip replacement but when I cough or sneeze my hip hurts?

I've had hip replacement but when I cough or sneeze my hip hurts?

Likely back not hip: Many things refer pain to "hip." True hip pain is in the groin. If so try to make a figure 4 with that leg. If that significantly increases your pain go back to the hip doc. Else, if li is buttock pain you need a workup for facet arthrosis, disc disease or other spinal disease. Don't neglect a hip bursitis - on the side as is a TFL syndrome.The cough/sneeze bit points to spine pathology as No.1. ...Read more

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Why does the inside of my hip hurt when i cough or sneeze? Is this serious?

Hip pain: Hip and groin pain with increased abdominal pressure could point to a inguinal or femoral hernia. A small out pouching from your abdomen down into the inguinal canal.... Please have this checked out, possibly by your primary care physician. A scan may be helpful.... It is typically not serious, unless a bowel loop gets stuck in this hernia... Best of luck! ...Read more

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What could cause hip pain after sneezing?

What could cause hip pain after sneezing?

See details: Are you sure you do not mean back pain? If the pain is not in the groin it is not hip. If it is in that area and sneezing causes it, get checked for the presence of a hernia. ...Read more

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I have severe sharp hip pain when coughing, sneezing or getting out of bed too quickly?

I have severe sharp hip pain when coughing, sneezing or getting out of bed too quickly?

See details: Pain in the hip area is often lower back in origin rather than true hip disease. I suspect that is your problem. Of course, hip issues including tears, arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis can be the cause. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Hip pain as a consequence of progressive degeneration and arthritis will lead to hip replacement or orthoscopy ??

Hip pain treatments: Hip degeneration is common, and doesn't lead to replacement unless the joint is badly damaged. Weight control, balanced walking, and hip muscle strengthening, will preserve the joint. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an artificial hip?

What does it mean to have an artificial hip?

Total hip replace: When arthritis is severe in the hip ( no cartilage between bones) and/or causes constant intense pain and lack of function, or when there is other pathology (disease) that requieres to remove the afected part of the hip then total hip replacement is indicated. Artificial hips are made of titanium and requires some sort of biological " cement" to put in . Plastic, screws, plates may be required. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get used to an artificial hip?

What is the best way to get used to an artificial hip?

Hip: Consider a team, guided approach with progressive increased activity as tolerated and provided by your orthopedic surgeon, pt, and ot teams. Start with walker, progress to cane, work to master stairs. ...Read more

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Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Yes: Most include titanium alloys especially at bone interfaces to encourage bony ingrowth. ...Read more

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Can you play some sports if you have an artificial hip?

Can you play some sports if you have an artificial hip?

Yes: Doubles tennis, swimming, bicycling, golf, bowling, softball. Avoid high impact sports that include running, jumping and landing. ...Read more

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Can I be do hiphop even if I have an artificial hip?

Ask orthopedist: I would get clearance from your orthopedic surgeon. You can dislocate your artificicial hip with that range of motion. ...Read more

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How much is an artificial hip like a real hip in function?

How much is an artificial hip like a real hip in function?

Better: A hip replacement often improves range of motion. Sometimes too much motion, and dislocation becomes a risk. Metal on plastic surfaces don't last forever, so higher impact activities should be limited. Otherwise, daily activities are restored, and function is better than before surgery. ...Read more

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Does weather affect artificial hip?

Does weather affect artificial hip?

Weather changes: Drops in barometric pressure can cause baroreceptors around joints to send discomfort messages to your brain. ...Read more

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Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

No: It would be very unlikely that any oil you could ingest would selectively be accumulated in the capsule of an artificial joint. ...Read more

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How precise is the muscle that is attached to the artificial hip implant?

?: There are no muscles that connect to a total hip implant. Both components are implanted in the bones of the pelvis and thigh bone. The muscles are left connected to the bones. Some approaches involve cutting muscles and ligaments, which are sewn back together at the end of the procedure. ...Read more

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After a transatlantic flight, my 2 year old artificial hip is sore. What could cause this?

After a transatlantic flight, my 2 year old artificial hip is sore. What could cause this?

Nothing serious: These plane rides generally are over six or seven hours. Being stationary for that period of time can cause stiffness. It is not uncommon for people with joint replacements that travel for extended periods of time to feel achiness or soreness after these long trips. The pressure changes from high-altitude even though the cabin is pressurized can also cause joint become sore and swelling of the lower extremities. ...Read more

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How long does an artificial hip last for?

How long does an artificial hip last for?

20-30 years: Current hip replacements last 20-30 years 95% of the time. 95% of people have good to excellent results for all those years. It is a life changing....Restoring decision. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more