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Raising the Bar for a Successful Hip Replacement or Resurfacing: Making a Joint That Feels so Normal, the Patient Forgets They had Surgery.
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...
Gluteus Medius Tears: Dr. Domb and the American Hip Institute Team Invent Novel Technique for Repair
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.
Dr. Domb and Dr. Hartigan, Former Fellow at the American Hip Institute, Describe Novel Technique for Repair of Gluteus Medius Tears
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.
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,
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.
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.
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Downhill skiing is one of the most exhilarating activities you can experience during the winter season. However, this fun-filled activity is associated with the risk of injury due to falls and collisions on the slopes and can cause torn ligaments, broken bones, and serious head injuries.
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More than 29 million Americans are affected by diabetes and the numbers continue to grow. There are two primary divisions within diabetes – type 1 and type 2.
The hip labrum is important for joint stability and kinematics and has nerve endings facilitating proprioception and pain. Treating the damaged labrum is essential due to the established correlation between labral damage and the development of osteoarthritis.
Benjamin Domb, M.D., founder of the American Hip Institute, has worked for years to develop two specific techniques for capsular management in hip arthroscopy; one for the treatment of hip instability and the other for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI).
The Free Agency period is right around the corner and we can only count down the days until the start of the 2016-17 NBA season. The draft allowed all 30 teams to try and improve their roster for next season and the Warriors are excited about their two selections.
The Golden State Warriors drafted Vanderbilt center Damian Jones with their first-round pick, so we take a closer look at his injury, and what his surgeon has to say about it.
Dr. Benjamin Domb Call San Francisco Warriors’ 1st Round Draft Pick Damian Jones ‘Outstanding Individual’
No one can claim to know the exact recovery timeline for 7-foot center Damian Jones, but the renowned doctor who performed the pectoral surgery is positive about some things when it comes to the Warriors’ first-round pick.
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.