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  • What’s new in hip replacement surgery?

    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.

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  • Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture

    Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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  • Waiting for or Recovering from Joint Replacement Surgery During the Time of COVID-19

    During this time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many elective surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, are being postponed. Whether you are waiting to have an elective hip or knee replacement, or you have just had surgery and are recovering at home, there are ways to improve the health of your joints on your own.

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  • For People With Diabetes, the Pain of Knee Osteoarthritis Is Worse

    New research shows that people with diabetes and knee osteoarthritis (KOA) are more likely to experience more pain as a result of their condition compared with people with diabetes alone. The study, published in February 2020 in Arthritis Care &anp; Research, found that the increased pain was present even after controlling for obesity status, sex, and the severity of the disease according to imaging tests.

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  • Common Cause of Pain With Hip Bursitis

    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.

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  • Midwestern University
  • Scripps
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Community Health Network