Knee ligaments connect the leg bones and give support to the knee joint. A sprain affecting the knee occurs if a person tears or overstretches a ligament.
A number of recent studies have reported good short-term results following arthroscopic hip surgery. Most of these studies find that people who undergo hip arthroscopy have good pain relief in the months and years to follow surgical treatment. Especially in patients who do not have any signs of arthritis, these results tend to hold up well over time, and people are satisfied with their treatment.
You may have experienced general tightness or discomfort in your hips after sitting in the same place for too long. But hip pain from running is different and may require more specific measures for treatment and recovery. Whether you're a new runner or a seasoned one, hip pain is common. Here's what you should know about recognizing and managing it, according to experts.
There are two main surgical approaches to hip replacement surgery. The first has been in use longer and is often referred to the traditional approach, or posterior hip replacement surgery. The second type is called anterior hip replacement surgery. It is a newer and more technically complicated surgery but has some advantages over the traditional approach.
A new study offers reassurance that many surgery patients can safely be freed from one discomfort of recovery -- wearing compression stockings to prevent blood clots.