With the threat of infection always lurking, certain researchers set out to help a very specific group of orthopedic patients—those with higher than thoracic level 5 spinal cord injuries.
Experts call it “the turtle.” It’s that neck-bent, shoulders-forward, hunched-over position many people assume when sitting all day at work on their computers or texting on their phones.
Chicago orthopedic surgeon, Benjamin Domb, MD, founder of the American Hip Institute, conducted a survival analysis of patients following hip arthroscopy procedures.
One surgeon…1, 155 arthroscopies. Benjamin Domb, M.D., founder of the American Hip Institute, recently presented his clinical outcomes study at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). This study represents the largest series of patients undergoing hip arthroscopy by a single surgeon.
While many advancements in outpatient total hip and knee replacement have been implemented in surgery centers across the country, physicians have differing opinions on the effectiveness and practicality of such methods.
After failed primary hip preservation surgery, revision with hip arthroscopy achieved moderately successful outcomes on the basis of multiple patient-reported outcome scores, according to study results.
HINSDALE – Ten years ago in Israel, a woman suffered devastating injuries as a result of a terrorist bombing while on a bus with family members.
Rabbi Avraham Elimelech Firer is widely known as a leading Israeli medical authority despite no formal medical training. People of all faiths continually seek his guidance as to which doctor they should see for their medical problems.
Dr. Benjamin Domb Receives Arthroscopy's Best Video of the Year Award!
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Many high-profile athletes have learned firsthand that hip arthroscopy is the quickest and most-effective way to address hip injuries and get back on the field. This surgery has yet to reach the mass population.