• Study shows substantial benefits in obese patients after hip arthroscopy

    Although obese patients undergoing hip arthroscopy started with lower absolute scores preoperatively and ended with lower overall absolute postoperative scores, they showed substantial benefit from surgery, demonstrating a degree of improvement similar to non-obese patients, according to study results. Source:

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  • Osteoarthritis patients will benefit from jumping exercise

    Progressive high-impact training improved the patellar cartilage quality of the postmenopausal women who may be at risk of osteoporosis (bone loss) as well as at risk of osteoarthritis. This was found out in the study carry out in the Department of Health Sciences at University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The effects of high-impact exercise were examined […]

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  • Common hip issue in teens misdiagnosed as pulled muscle

    An athlete felt pain in his groin after a collision at the plate with an opposing player. He thought he had pulled a muscle, but it turns out he was suffering from a common condition seen in teens and young adults known as hip impingement. Source: ScienceDaily

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  • EOS imaging obtains FDA approval for hipEOS, the first 3D stereoradiographic planning software for hip arthroplasty

    EOS imaging, the pioneer in orthopaedic 2D/3D imaging, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved hipEOS, a 3D hip arthroplasty planning software based on EOS stereo-radiographic 2D/3D imaging. hipEOS is the first offering of a software portfolio associated with the EOS imaging system. Developed by OneFit medical, an EOS imaging group […]

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  • Hot flashes linked to increased risk of hip fracture

    Women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers who do not have menopausal symptoms, according to a new study. Menopause is the life stage when a woman’s ovaries stop producing hormones and her menstrual periods […]

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