Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Monday, 01 April 2019 by

The iliotibial band is a strong, thick band of fibrous tissue that runs along the outside of the leg. It starts at the hip and runs along the outer thigh and attaches on the outside edge of the tibia just below the knee joint. It supports and helps provide stability to the outside of the

Months before your actual total hip replacement surgery date, you will begin preparing for the procedure. Good physical health and mental well-being are important for a successful total hip operation. In addition, you will need to get your upper body strength to use crutches or a walker after surgery. Performing strengthening exercises will make it

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Total Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 by

Total hip replacement surgery involves removing damaged cartilage and bone from a painful hip and replacing this with prosthetic components. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, with the ball being the head of the femur (thigh bone) and the socket being a portion of the pelvic bone. Also called total hip arthroplasty (THA), hip replacement

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Causes of Chronic Hip Pain

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 by

Chronic hip pain affects thousands of people in the United States, and it is more common with advancing age. The hip joint is an important part of the human anatomy. This joint allows for everyday normal movements, such as standing upright, walking, and sitting. The hip joint also supports and balances the trunk.   The

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