Provided by: Dr. Benjamin Domb, M.D., Founder, Medical Director & Orthopedic Surgeon at The American Hip Institute & Orthopedic Specialists, special to SportsMD
Hip replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic procedures. The use of robotics during this procedure further improves the success rate by taking the accuracy and precision of the surgery to new heights. Some of the benefits of robotics in hip replacement surgery include:
Don’t forget about your hips when creating your New Year workout plan! Stretching your hips and strengthening the surrounding muscles can improve mobility, increase functional strength, and enhance athletic performance, allowing you to get the most out of your workouts.
Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, marathon runner, yogi, or weekend warrior, you know about the most important pre- and post- workout routine: stretching. For active individuals of any age, injuries can be a common occurrence, but they’re not inevitable.
You are probably aware of many elite athletes that have been able bounce back from a debilitating hip injury and return to competitive sports with the help of hip arthroscopy and regenerative medicine treatments. The good news is that these innovative treatments aren’t just for athletes.
The outpatient hip preservation surgery technique developed at the American Hip Institute aims to restore hip function to preinjury levels. The procedure can allow you to return to your active lifestyle, whether it’s sports at the highest level or routine activities that bring you joy. Additionally, the procedure may help delay or prevent the development of arthritis.
Your hip joint can withstand many times your bodyweight while performing a wide range of activities. But despite its sturdy nature, the hip is subject to age-related deterioration or acute injuries which may necessitate surgical treatment. Here are 5 things you should know about your hip joint before undergoing surgery: