For patients with symptomatic, radiographic, moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis or osteonecrosis of the hip or knee, total joint arthroplasty (TJA) should not be delayed in order to pursue additional nonoperative treatments.
There’s nothing fun about that stabbing pain outside your knee caused by iliotibial band syndrome. The good news though? Doing IT band stretches and strengthening exercises can provide much-needed relief.
Hip extension uses some of your biggest, strongest muscles. This movement is involved in many daily activities, such as getting up from a chair, climbing stairs, and walking. It’s also heavily involved in many sports with explosive strength and power.
Compared with the posterior approach to total hip arthroplasty, the direct anterior approach lowered the risk of dislocation and revision, according to published results.