Over the past 15 to 20 years, the use of arthroscopic procedures for hip pathologies has rapidly increased. Leaders in sports medicine have standardized many arthroscopic techniques, including methods of joint distraction, portal location, approaches to labral repair or debridement, and management of cartilage lesions. 179 more words
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One of the emotionally draining things about this process of waiting for surgery is the ups and downs in my physical state. Sometimes I get a few days of painlessness, and then I start questioning whether I need to do the surgery now or can wait, but at the same time I’m anxious that the pain will return and so I try to enjoy the time while I’m free of pain. 396 more words
Back in March I had my 6 month hip replacement review with my consulant.
Personally, I’d felt like things were going pretty well, although I’d had a small surgery to remove a bladder stone under general anaesthetic which I think they were less than careful flinging my legs and new hip around so I’d been a bit sore. 754 more words
NEW MAYO STUDY: 30% OF THA PATIENTS WILL NEED 2ND THA
Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.
Thu, April 27th, 2017
“So if I have this hip replaced, what are the chances I will need the other hip done later on?” That is one of the questions that a team of Mayo Clinic researchers wanted to answer. 246 more words