For patients with type 2 diabetes, hip fracture is associated with an increased risk for death, according to a study published online May 21 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.
Women aged 80 and older with osteoporosis and substantial comorbidity have a high 5-year probability of hip fracture and may still benefit from drug therapy for prevention of hip fracture, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Circumstances weren't included in the data, but traumatic brain injuries and hip fractures leading to steep health declines are among causes of death in older adults who fall.
Within the hip are a variety of muscles, tendons and bones that all work together to keep us moving forward and backward, up and down and side to side. But occasionally, all that intricate machinery can get a little messed up – whether through overuse, age or injury – and bursitis, a common and painful condition, may develop.
When pain in the lower back occurs alongside hip pain, there may be a common cause. Certain health conditions or injuries can affect the nerves in both of these areas.
Targeted exercises and stretches can alleviate tight hips, a problem that occurs when tension builds up in the hip flexors and other muscles around the hips.
Brittle bones are often seen as a woman's health issue, but low bone mass may be more common among middle-aged men than generally thought, a small study suggests.
Andy Murray to return to Tennis after undergoing Birmingham hip resurfacing, a highly specialized procedure which is performed at the American Hip Institute in Chicago
Andy Murray announced he is planning to return from hip surgery by competing in doubles at the Queen's Club tournament. We look at his injury timeline.
Injuries to the labrum have long been recognized as a possible source of pain and discomfort. Labral injuries in the shoulder are much more common, and treating shoulder labral injuries have been more carefully investigated. With the recent development of arthroscopic techniques to surgically manage the hip joint, there has been increased recognition and awareness of hip labral tears.
High return-to-sport rates seen in NFL players after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement
After National Football League players underwent hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement, the return-to-sport rate was high, according to recently published results.