Development Dysplasia of The Hip

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a dislocation of the hip joint that is present at birth. The condition is found in babies or young children. Causes The hip is a ball and socket joint. The ball, called the […]

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Hip Pointer

  A hip pointer injury is an extremely painful, acute injury to the iliac crest of the pelvis. The injury causes bleeding into the abdominal muscles, which attach to the iliac crest. The bone and overlying muscle are often bruised, […]

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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. For example, in the hip, a bursa […]

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Hip Osteoarthritis

  Hip osteoarthritis is a common type of osteoarthritis (OA). Since the hip is a weight bearing joint, osteoarthritis can cause significant problems. Early diagnosis and treatment help manage hip osteoarthritis symptoms. An overview of hip osteoarthritis will help you […]

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Hip Fracture

  A hip fracture is a serious injury, particularly if you’re older, and complications can be life-threatening. Most hip fractures occur in people older than 65, with the risk increasing most rapidly after age 80. Older people are at higher […]

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