Many older Americans have concerns about elective surgery beforehand, but most who go through with it are satisfied with the outcome, a new survey finds.
People with hip arthritis can use exercise as a way to improve their mobility and reduce pain and stiffness. However, certain types of exercises may worsen the pain
A pain management regimen without opioids offered the same pain relief as common prescription opioids, according to two recent studies of common sports surgeries.
Femoral neck osteoporosis occurs where the top of the thigh bone becomes weak and brittle from a loss of bone density. Like osteoporosis in other parts of the body, people with femoral neck osteoporosis tend not to have symptoms until they experience a break or fracture.
The most common cause of knee pain can hit you in your 30s as easily as it can in your 60s and 70s. Osteoarthritis, or “wear-and-tear arthritis,” is the most common cause of knee pain – and the most common form of arthritis.
Arthritis is a common cause of hip stiffness and pain that gradually affects mobility and quality of life. Doing gentle hip exercises may help restore hip mobility, ease pain, and strengthen the hip.
With one in five people experiencing ongoing pain long after knee replacement surgery, new research has shown a way to help reduce people's continuing pain that could also save time and money too.
Hip extension uses some of your biggest, strongest muscles. This movement is involved in many daily activities, such as getting up from a chair, climbing stairs, and walking. It’s also heavily involved in many sports with explosive strength and power.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of arthritis where joint cartilage breaks down. Primary OA has no clear cause. Secondary OA, however, occurs as a result of an existing medical condition, joint injury, or abnormality.
If you have had a total hip replacement surgery, there are certain precautions you need to take while you are recovering. This is especially true if your surgery was done via a posterior approach (at the back of the hip, near the buttocks).