• Lady Gaga thanks her fans after surgery on her hip

    Source: BBC

    The singer had to cancel the last part of her Born This Way Ball world tour after suffering from synovitis, an inflammation of the joints.

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  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Means Faster Recovery

    Source: Birmingham MedicalNews

    The vast majority of surgeons use the posterior approach for hip replacement, entering at the butt and cutting through the large gluteus maximus muscle, then detaching the deep muscles, as well as the small muscles controlling hip rotation, to reach the hip joint. Its major surgery, with muscle cut from the bone and an extensive recovery period, but it's been the preferred method, in large part, because the hip joint is well exposed.

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  • Surgery to Preserve Hips in Young Patients on Rise


    Young patients with hip pain have traditionally found themselves caught halfway between hurting and hip replacement. Unless the damage is obvious and dire, no one's wild about replacing the joint, because artificial joints wear out over time and, eventually, younger patients will require a return trip to the operating room for yet another set of hips.

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  • Computer-Assisted Robotic Hip Replacement Surgery


    In computer-assisted robotic surgery, a robot acts as an extension of the surgeon's eyes and hands in a minimally invasive surgery to replace an arthritic hip. The robotics help surgeons operate more effectively through a smaller incision.

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  • Bursitis: A Source of Hip Pain

    Source: EverydayHealth

    Your body limits friction between bones and tendons with fluid-filled sacs called bursae. Swelling and irritation of one or more of these sacs is called bursitis. You can get bursitis in any of your major joints such as knees, shoulders, and hips.

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