Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation and swelling of the bursa (fluid-filled sacs that cushion and protect tendons, ligaments, and muscles) in the area near where the femur (thighbone) projects outward, which is an attachment site for the gluteal muscles.
Knee hyperextension occurs when the knee joint bends backward beyond its normal range of motion. Depending on the severity, this injury can cause damage to the ligaments or tendons that support this area of your leg. It can also lead to pain and several other symptoms.
For people of middle age or older with a tear in the meniscus, but without a history of acute knee trauma, surgery is rarely useful.
Leg length discrepancy after hip replacement can occur due to the size of the implants used and the measures your surgeon needs to take to ensure they are securely in place. When one leg ends up longer than the other, it's most often the leg on the side that the hip was operated on.
According to one study, iliotibial band syndrome is one of the most common injuries in runners presenting with lateral knee pain, with an incidence estimated between 5% and 14%
Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have compared high dose exercise therapy versus low dose in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. The study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine show that both groups had similar results.
Hip dysplasia is a condition that occurs when the hip socket (acetabulum) is too shallow to fully support the ball of the hip joint, called the femoral head. This typically affects a developing fetus, a condition called congenital hip dysplasia
Orthopedic surgeons and biomedical engineers are trained to approach adolescent and young adult hip pain from two different perspectives. Surgeons typically look at conditions such as femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and hip dysplasia from a clinical point of view. Engineers more often focus on the technology angle.
We often hear about pro athletes with ACL injuries. But non-athletes suffer these knee injuries, too, as a young mother from Ambler, Pa., shared with 6abc. Surgery is usually a must for athletes, who need to do cutting and pivoting moves. But non-athletes may not need it.
Knee pain can result from many conditions, including osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and sprains. These conditions can range in severity from a minor annoyance to disabling pain. Here are the best anti-inflammatory medications to help you obtain relief.