Hip bursitis is a common problem that causes pain over the outside of the upper thigh and hip joint. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that allows smooth motion between two surfaces.
Is there a better option for the surgical management of displaced femoral neck fractures? Maybe not better, but at least as good, according to the findings of a large clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study – a head-to-head comparison of THA and hemiarthroplasty to treat displaced femoral head fractures – included nearly 1500 patients at 80 institutions in 10 countries.
Iliopsoas syndrome is one of several conditions that affect the hip joint or iliopsoas. Common conditions that affect this part of the body include iliopsoas bursitis and iliopsoas tendinitis. These conditions are common among gymnasts, dancers, and track and field athletes who perform repeated hip flexion movements.
Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what's the best way to prepare patients before the procedure?