Back problems can masquerade as hip problems. There is a lot of overlap between hip and back pain experts say. Learn more about how to differentiate between the two so you can pursue the most targeted treatment.
If you’re a young, athletic person with pain deep in the hip joint, you may have a cartilage tear. Find out what treatments may reduce the pain and increase your mobility.
Get answers to nine questions about how doctors may use a regular treatment of cortisone injections to provide pain relief for joint pain.
Patients have rising expectations and are demanding more from total knee replacements and joint replacements than in previous years. This has generated improvements in the field, including design, delivery and execution.
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If hip pain is inhibiting your lifestyle, talk to your doctor. Many nonsurgical and surgical options are available to help manage your pain and get you back in the game.
If you have osteoarthritis, ask your doctor about changing treatment options every once in a while. Here’s why.
If you roll out of bed bleary-eyed each day, thinking, “Oh, my aching [insert painful joint here],” you’re not alone. Research shows that between 50 and 90 percent of people with chronic joint pain don’t sleep well. And, that sleep deprivation can lead to other health issues, including low energy, mood disorders and eating problems. … Read More
Today’s hip and knee replacements last longer than you might think. Our expert explains.
As people live longer and are more active, they expect more in their golden years. They want to move well and without pain. “Patients today aren’t as willing to live with the limitations that past generations accepted,” says Michael Bloomfield,MD, a Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon at Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic main campus. With today’s … Read More
If you’re considering a nerve block for severe pain, your doctor can help you figure out what’s best for you. But here are 4 things to keep in mind.