Navigation Links
Cleveland Clinic Issues New Guide for Chronic Hip Pain
Date:12/8/2008

A new guide from Cleveland Clinic's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, available for download as a PDF, details the common causes of chronic hip pain.

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) December 8, 2008 -- In 2008, 240,000 people in the United States of America will have hip replacement surgery. However, surgery is not inevitable. A new guide from Cleveland Clinic includes a multitude of conservative treatments, such as ice, physical therapy and pain relievers, as well as surgical options such as hip replacement, hip resurfacing, and recovery.

The causes of hip pain vary. Osteoarthritis, hip fractures, tendonitis, and herniated discs are among the conditions that can lead to swelling, tenderness, and general interference with daily activities. The chronic hip pain guide urges patients to see doctors if they:

*experience hip pain for more than a few days
*experience hip pain at night or while resting
*notice a deformity in the hip or upper thigh
*cannot bend their hips
*cannot walk normally due to the pain
*develop a fever, with redness and warmth over the hip

Viktor Krebs, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon and director of the Cleveland Clinic Joint Replacement Center, states, "It's very important for patients to identify and treat hip pain problems early in order to avoid more serious difficulties. This guide will provide an easy to read, easy to access resource to patients outlining many of the causes and potential treatments for hip pain."

About the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has a long history of excellence and innovation in medical and surgical care for those with musculoskeletal impairments and diseases such as clawtoes, carpal tunnel syndrome, hip conditions and congenital clubfoot. For the past several years, U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery among the nation's top five orthopaedic programs and the number one program in Ohio. Also, its strong orthopaedic surgery residency program offers both basic science and clinical research opportunities for those interested in a dynamic specialty.

About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Approximately 1,800 full-time salaried physicians and researchers at Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida represent more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. In 2007, there were 3.5 million outpatient visits to Cleveland Clinic and 50,455 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 80 countries. Cleveland Clinic's Web site address is www.clevelandclinic.org.

The information contained in this communication was developed by Cleveland Clinic's Marketing Department.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/chronic-hip-pain-guide/cleveland-clinic/prweb1712364.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Cleveland Clinic Boosts Transparency, Makes Physician Disclosures Available Online
2. Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2009
3. Cleveland Clinic Pilots Microsoft HealthVault
4. Gateway Health Plan(R) Signs New Agreement with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals
5. Cleveland Clinic Launches Fully Dedicated International Comprehensive Critical Care Program
6. Clear Catheter Systems Completes $600-Million Financing, Opens Cleveland Office
7. For the 14th Year in a Row, Cleveland Clinic Heart Center Is Ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Americas Best Hospitals Survey
8. Cleveland Clinic Physicians to Present at Medical Conference in Panama, July 11-12
9. NBA All-Star and Olympic Athlete LeBron James and Dr. Ian Smith Celebrate the Launch of The 50 Million Pound Challenges First Citywide Team Challenge, Kicking off in Cleveland, Ohio
10. Statement from Cleveland Clinic Regarding Pope Shenouda
11. Premier conference on neurotechnology and deep brain stimulation to be held in Cleveland June 16-18
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Cleveland Clinic Issues New Guide for Chronic Hip Pain
(Date:3/24/2017)... Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 ... ... make 2017 the year of enhancements, upgrading their training and leads programs. , ... Empower University. Reserved for elite sales agents, Performance Partners is designed to teach ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Finding ... God #TruthwithGrace”: a devotional journal chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with ... Walk with God #TruthwithGrace” is the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Vintage and Harvest ... retired minister and college Bible teacher residing in North Carolina with his wife, Anna ... have blessed them with six grandchildren. David is also the author of “Shadow and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks ... lives his life to the fullest, as God intended. “The Adventures of Joey, The ... mother and grandmother pursuing her passion for writing, especially about truth and human behavior. ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... A recent report from ... into teacher preparation programs. The NCTQ report suggests, based on a review of GPA ... significantly improve teacher quality in the U.S. It argues that this higher bar should ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017  Zymo ... company, and Hamilton Robotics, Inc., who designs, ... an ongoing collaboration that teams Zymo Research,s ... RNA and DNA extraction products with Hamilton,s ... created optimized methods for microbiomics and RNA ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... March 24, 2017   The Accreditation Council ... medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry has appointed ... of a newly formed scientific advisory board. Dr. ... form the first ever medical affairs think tank ... information about the ACMA, please visit  www.medicalaffairsspecialist.org .  ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... to their offering. ... IPF pipeline is very strong with a total of 97 drug candidates. ... and Sanofi are involved in the development of the IPF therapeutics. The ... Phase III stage, 15 are in Phase II stage, 12 are in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: