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  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement: New Techniques for Total Hip Replacement May Help Reduce Recovery Time

    People suffering from arthritis of the hip must alter their daily activities to deal with pain. Many people find relief in medicines, exercises, and weight-management programs. However, many patients have intense pain that keeps them from enjoying life

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  • Avascular Necrosis

    Introduction Bones are living tissue relying on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive. Most living tissues have blood vessels that come from many directions into the tissue. If one blood vessel is damaged, it may not cause problems.

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  • Hamstring Injuries

    Introduction Hamstring is the common name for the big group of muscles and tendons in the back of your thigh. These powerful muscles are often injured, especially by athletes. Though hamstring injuries can be very painful, they will usually heal

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  • Understanding Blood Clot Prevention (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

    Blood clots that form inside the veins of the legs, called Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), are a common problem following many types of surgical procedures. It is true that these blood clots can also form in certain individuals who have not undergone

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  • Understanding Hip Dislocation Precautions

    Your new artificial hip has a limited range of safe motion while it is healing. For about three months, you will need to follow special safety rules called “hip precautions” to protect your new hip while it heals. While you are in the hospital

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  • What Activities Can I Participate in After I Recover?

    After undergoing an artificial hip replacement, you need to have realistic expectations about what type of activities you can participate in. There are different risks associated with different types of activities. Some activities can lead to damage

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  • Checking on My Hip Replacement

    Being aware of the signs of hip implant complications will help you to know when to seek medical help. Your hip implant may have complications because the: Hip joint is moved the wrong way Joint surface wears away Bone wears away Implant becomes loose

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  • Physical Therapy Evaluation Following Hip Replacement Surgery

    Activity Immediately Following Surgery There are different ways to surgically reconstruct hips, so the instructions you will follow after surgery will depend on your doctor and the way the surgery was done. Precautions: Follow your doctor’s instructions

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  • Potential Complications Following Hip Replacement Surgery

    As with all major surgical procedures, complications can occur. Some of the most common complications following hip replacement are: Thrombophlebetis Infection Dislocation Loosening Myositis Ossificans This is not intended to be a complete list

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  • Hip Revision Surgery

    Hip revisions are much more complex surgeries than primary (or first time) hip replacements because of the removal of the primary implant, previous scarring, loss of bone, and/or possible infection. Revision hip replacement can result in a longer hospital

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