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The lateral hip is a common site for hip pain. It has been termed greater trochanteric pain syndrome and the condition can be debilitating for patients. It has been shown in MRI studies that recalcitrant greater trochanteric pain syndrome is secondary to underlying abductor tendon pathology in about 50% of cases and it may not respond to the usual treatments for greater trochanteric pain syndrome, such as therapy, NSAIDs and corticosteroid injections. Abductor tendon pathology most commonly occurs in women in their fifth and sixth decade of life and it often presents as a lateral pain, limp, Trendelenburg gait and weak abduction of the hip.
In this study, we sought to raise the bar for success in hip arthroplasty, essentially defining success as a surgery that the patient forgets that they had. Using the new forgotten joint score, we were able to show that the patients in our series almost never think about their hip surgery, as their resurfaced or replaced hips feel like and function like a normal hip,” study co-author Benjamin G. Domb, MD, told Healio.com/Orthopedics. “At our institution, Birmingham hip resurfacing is considered an excellent surgical option for the middle-aged, active male with hip arthritis.
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome is often a manifestation of tears in the gluteus medius tendon. This condition is most prevalent in female patients who are between 40 and 70 years old.
Regular-season football is back. The Seahawks have that look again, the NFL's justice system also has that look again and Rams fans will have to look for any and all quarters hiding in their couch cushions.
More than 1/3 of people over the age of 65 experience a fall or already have fall-related issues. The consequences of falling can be severe given the lowered bone density, weakened muscles, and decreased capacity of the body to heal itself as we grow older. While there are many causes and risk factors for falls such as weakened reflexes, osteoporosis, environmental hazards, and surgery, we need to focus on finding a solution to the problem rather than dwelling on our fears of falling.
The body’s process of creating new blood vessels and dilating existing ones in order to maximize the oxygen getting to the muscles is called neovascularization, Dr. Benjamin Domb, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, said in an email on Wednesday.
According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 15 million people live with severe joint pain which is defined as discomfort or inflammation from any part of a joint including cartilage, bone, ligaments, tendons or muscles. Joint pain can cause serious pain, stiffness and swelling and limits a person’s ability to perform basic functions, compromising their quality of life.
Dr Domb on Herald Radio
Dr Benjamin Domb joins Herald Radio's FargoSt to talk the seriousness of Isaiah Thomas' hip injury.
Medical experts report that more and more women have a torn hip labrum as a result of giving birth. Dr. Domb was interviewed about this recently.
The American Hip Institute and Dr. Benjamin Domb have pioneered outpatient joint replacement. Learn about it in the NY Times.
Join AMITA Health orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert J. Daley and Dr. Benjamin G. Domb as they discuss how robotic arm-assisted joint replacement can help you or a loved one. This seminar is free, however registration is recommended. Light refreshments and appetizers will be provided.
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Dr. Domb interviewed on ABC7 Windy City Live about football injuries, from NFL to high school
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Dr. Domb Gives Tips on Avoiding Golf Injuries
Dr. Domb selected by N.Y. Times as Top Doctor for Hip Arthroscopy Click on the thumbnail for enlarged view
Dr. Domb selected as Top Doctor by U.S. News & World Report!
Source: Health - US News
Dr. Benjamin Domb Receives Arthroscopy's Best Video of the Year Award!
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