Understanding Degenerative Joint Disease and Inflammation in the Hip

degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease of the hip can seriously decrease your quality of life. This article will explore both how degenerative joint disease and inflammation can affect the hip and what treatments are available.  What causes degenerative joint disease in the hip? The hip is a complex joint that allows you to move your legs and […]

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Anterior Hip Replacement

hip replacement

Hip replacements have been done for many years, and they continue to get more advanced and successful. While many people have heard of hip replacements, it isn’t as common to know that there are several different forms of hip replacement. There are different implants available as well depending on the severity of the degeneration or […]

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Total Hip Replacement Recovery

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Hip problems are one of the most difficult and painful things to deal with, as the hips are so central to walking, sitting, bending, and most movement. Total hip replacement can be a great solution to hip pain, but many patients are concerned about total hip replacement recovery. With the replacement of such an important […]

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Posterior Hip Replacement

posterior Hip Replacement

Posterior Hip Replacement Millions of people all over the world have had hip replacement surgeries. A high percentage of these surgeries are successful in reducing pain and increasing a patient’s ability to function. Hip surgeries have been more successful in recent years because of the advancement of the surgery itself. One way hip replacements have […]

Hip Prosthesis


Hip Prosthesis When people talk about prosthetics, they most often refer to the visible prosthetics like prosthetic legs or arms. However, internal prosthetics are just as useful and effective. An example of this is a hip prosthesis, which replaces the hip joint partially or completely. There are several reasons why a hip prosthesis may be […]

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Cases No One Else Will Tackle: Complex Primary and Revision Total Hip Replacements

revision total hip replacement

Cases No One Else Will Tackle: Complex Primary and Revision Total Hip Replacements Some orthopaedic cases that require complex primary or revision total hip replacements, are more specialized than others. This article will explore some of the orthopaedic cases no one else will tackle and how they can be treated here at Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants. […]

Cartilage Damage Explained

cartilage damage explained

Cartilage Damage Explained Cartilage damage can occur for a variety of reasons in different joints in the body. This article will explore how cartilage damage develops and how it can be treated.   What Causes Cartilage Damage? Cartilage is connective tissue found in the major joints of the body—shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle. […]