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It sounds, like you have a spreading arthritis – an inflammation of the joints. The best thing..." (alkaloids) that neutralize acids. Acids eat away at the cartilage covering the bones in joints for smooth...
.    For more information about hip joint replacments, visit: Hi I am a physical therapist.  If you had a joint replacment in 2008, there is no need to follow...
Hip Joint Pain: Talk To Your Doctor About It by Lucy J. Patient Expert If you have hip joint pain, you may need to see a doctor... how it could affect your hip joint. The bones grind together and cause inflammation and pain when you jam your leg or...
Do you want to improve your sex life? Then get a new jointhip or knee that is by NOHC Patient Expert Sexual relations are a legitimate but often embarrassing subject so patients shy away from the discussion. I have decided to address sexual relations through the following question and answer format. The illustrations are ava
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 7: Limb Length Discrepancy After Total Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor .   Most commonly, contractures or shortening of the muscles surrounding the hip joint and pelvis make the involved....   This is usually a necessary part of the surgery because it also provides stability to the new hip joint.   Your surgeon takes...
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 6: Surprising Statistics About Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor   (from  The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Volume 89-A, Number 12, December 2007) ·            The upward trends in the utilization of total hip and knee replacement between 1969 and 2003 detail...
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 13: Swelling and Bruising After Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor ·               You may have swelling and bruising around the knee or hip and down into the lower leg after your total joint replacement. ·               Bruising may last for up to 6-8 weeks...
Original Research: Running Barefoot May Be Safer for Your Hip, Knee, and Ankle Joints by Michael Nirenberg found that barefoot running puts less damaging torque on our hip, knee, and ankle joints than wearing supportive... running shoes is to increase joint torques at the hip, knee, and ankle. This doesn’t mean every running...
Pass a joint save a hip? by Katherine B. Patient Expert When I was going through chemotherapy lots of people offered me pot. People you would never expect suddenly knew where to score. Turns out that I didn't need it but now I'm wondering if I should have taken advantage. Since
Internal derangement of the pelvic girdle and SI joint dysfunction are technical ways for saying I got screwed up hips by Kevin L. Patient Expert at my running form on the treadmill, poked and prodded around my hip and lower leg areas and diagnosed me with the following: SI joint dysfunction and internal derangement of the pelvic girdle: Translation – my hips...

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Introduction The hip joint has a wide range of movement and is subject to a range ... » Read on
Why it should be done ... Hip replacement is the most effective treatment for a hip joint that cannot function adequately and painlessly. The mo ... » Read on