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  • Osteoarthritis of the HipOsteoarthritis of the Hip

    Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in the elderly. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint called cartilage.

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  • Inflammatory Arthritis of the HipInflammatory Arthritis of the Hip

    The inflammation of the joints is referred to as arthritis. Inflammation arises when the smooth lining called cartilage at the ends of bones wears away. In some cases, the inflammation is caused when the lining of the joint becomes inflamed as part of an underlying systemic disease. These conditions are referred to as inflammatory arthritis.

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  • Hip PainHip Pain

    Hip pain, one of the common complaints, may not always be felt precisely over the hip joint rather in and around the hip joint. The cause for pain is multifactorial and the exact position of your hip pain suggests the probable cause or underlying condition causing it.

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  • Hip InjuryHip Injury

    The hip joint is one of the most important and flexible joints in the human body which allows us to walk, run, bend and perform physical activities.

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  • Hip FractureHip Fracture

    A hip fracture is a break that occurs near the hip in the upper part of the femur or thighbone. The thighbone has two bony processes on the upper part - the greater and lesser trochanters.

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  • Stress Fractures of the HipStress Fractures of the Hip

    Stress fractures of the hip are a break in the upper part of the thigh bone (femur) that fits into the socket of the hip joint. It can occur in any part of the hip, however, it mostly occurs just below the ball of the ball-and-socket hip joint called the femoral neck.

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  • Periprosthetic Hip FracturesPeriprosthetic Hip Fractures

    Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. Any resulting fractures or breaks in the bone around the implant are called periprosthetic hip fractures.

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  • Femoral Neck FractureFemoral Neck Fracture

    The hip is a ball-and-socket joint made up of the head of the thigh bone or femur that acts as the ball and fits into the rounded socket of the hip bone or acetabulum. The neck of the femur is the region just below the ball of the hip joint.

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  • Femur FractureFemur Fracture

    The femur or thigh bone is the longest and strongest bone in the body, connecting the hip to the knee. A femur fracture is a break in the femur.

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  • Greater Trochanteric Pain SyndromeGreater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

    GTPS, also called trochanteric bursitis, is a localized painful condition affecting your outer thigh and hip area where the pain is typically confined to only the outer side of the femur at the edge of the hip.

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  • Iliopsoas TendonitisIliopsoas Tendonitis

    Iliopsoas tendonitis also referred to as snapping hip syndrome, is an inflammation of the iliopsoas tendon or the surrounding area.

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  • Iliopsoas ImpingementIliopsoas Impingement

    Iliopsoas impingement also known as internal snapping hip syndrome is a condition characterized by inflammation and pain in the iliopsoas muscles resulting in abnormal movement of the hip.

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  • Hip Abductor TearsHip Abductor Tears

    Hip abductors are a major group of muscles found in the buttocks. It includes the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fascia lata muscles.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - AAOS
  • Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
  • OrthoCollier
  • NASA Neuroscience & Spine Associates
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Collier County Medical Society
  • Oregon Health & Science University