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  • Osteotomy techniques uniquely change acetabular coverage, volume after hip dysplasia

    Both re-directional and incomplete osteotomy techniques uniquely change acetabular coverage and volume when used for correction of acetabular dysplasia of the hip, according to recently presented results.

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  • 7 Ways to Help Ease SI Joint Pain

    Low back pain is a common health complaint among adults, and the risk of lower back pain increases as you get older. It’s estimated that roughly 25 percentTrusted Source of lower back pain cases are caused by irritation to the sacroiliac (SI) joint. In some cases, stretching may help alleviate SI joint pain by loosening tight muscles that put extra stress on these joints. Tight muscles around your back, hips, buttocks, thigh, and core can all potentially contribute to SI joint discomfort.

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  • Hip preservation surgery and the acetabular fossa – a canary in a coal mine?

    This study aimed to determine the function of the acetabular fossa. The morphology and physiology of the fossa may play a role in decision-making for hip preservation surgery. We aimed to determine if the acetabular fossa has a biological capacity of response to pre-arthritic and arthritic hip disease.

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  • Obesity increases the risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

    Obese women have an increased risk of hip fracture earlier than others, already well before the age of 70, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The study followed 12,715 women for a period of 25 years. The new findings from the Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention (OSTPRE) study were published in Osteoporosis International.

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  • Injuries and Conditions That Can Cause Hip Pain

    Hip pain is a common problem, and it can be confusing because there are many causes, including a hyperextended hip, arthritis, or a fracture. It is important that you seek medical attention for your hip pain so the cause of your symptoms can be identified and appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem.

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