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What are hip muscle releases?
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In brief: For better gait
Adductor lengthening or ' hip muscle release' is the releasing adductor muscles of hip 9 muscles that move the thigh inside .
This operation is needed in children with conditions like spastic muscle problem to improve gait ( scissoring ) , prevent future hip dislocation and bone surgery. Bed ridden nursing home pts with contractures to help better toilet care.

In brief: For better gait
Adductor lengthening or ' hip muscle release' is the releasing adductor muscles of hip 9 muscles that move the thigh inside .
This operation is needed in children with conditions like spastic muscle problem to improve gait ( scissoring ) , prevent future hip dislocation and bone surgery. Bed ridden nursing home pts with contractures to help better toilet care.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
3 doctors agree
In brief: Surgery
Various congenital problems such as cerebral palsy can result in contracted, tight hips.
These contractures can also be due to trauma or arthritis. Muscle releases are surgical procedures intended to release some of these tight muscles and allow better range of motion.

In brief: Surgery
Various congenital problems such as cerebral palsy can result in contracted, tight hips.
These contractures can also be due to trauma or arthritis. Muscle releases are surgical procedures intended to release some of these tight muscles and allow better range of motion.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Hanging hip
An early rx used years ago was called this.
All muscles were released in an attempt 2 decrease the tension across the joint ; decrease the pain.

In brief: Hanging hip
An early rx used years ago was called this.
All muscles were released in an attempt 2 decrease the tension across the joint ; decrease the pain.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Tenotomy
A muscle is usually released at the tendinous portion.
Around the hip, this may include hamstrings, adductors, abductors, flexors.

In brief: Tenotomy
A muscle is usually released at the tendinous portion.
Around the hip, this may include hamstrings, adductors, abductors, flexors.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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