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Do they make colored hip joints?

Do they make colored hip joints?

Colored HIp Joints: I have never seen a colored hip joint. Some of the plates we use for fractures are colored. This is done more for ease of differentiation from types of plates as well as right vs left. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...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 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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What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

Means there is: Less cartilage between the ball of the leg bone and the socket of the hip bone. Since the x-ray only sees bone, narrowing often means destruction or wear and tear of cartilage has occurred. ...Read more

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Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Many possibilities: can be pain from the hip joint itself or the soft tissue on the outside (for example the trochanteric bursa). can also be from the spine or SI joint. ...Read more

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What is the name of the chief source of nervous supply to hip joint?

What is the name of the chief source of nervous supply to hip joint?

Several involved: They are several nerves involved including femoral, sciatic, gluteal and ileac nerve groups. ...Read more