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  • Gluteus Tendon Tears – A Common Cause of Hip Pain

    Gluteus Tendon Tears – A Common Cause of Hip Pain

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    There are two gluteus tendons that both attach at the outer aspect of the hip at the greater trochanter: the gluteus minimus and medius tendons. Both of these muscles abduct the hip, while the gluteus minimus also acts as the primary internal rotator of the hip.

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  • Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Athlete

    Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Athlete

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    Advancements in Hip Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopy is a term derived from the Greek words “arthro” which means “joint”, and “skopein” which means “to view or observe”. Therefore, hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure whereby the orthopedic surgeon can look into the hip joint with a camera inserted through small keyhole incisions.

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  • Common Causes of Hip Pain in the Athlete

    Common Causes of Hip Pain in the Athlete

    Author: Dr. J. Pieter Hommen

    From the professional athlete to the weekend warrior, hip pain is bringing athletes of all types in for treatment to my office. Certain conditions, when left un-treated, can lead to permanent disability and may prevent a full return to sports.

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  • Vitamin B6 linked to increased risk of hip fracture

    Vitamin B6 linked to increased risk of hip fracture

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Vitamin B6, but not vitamin B12, is associated with increased risk of hip fracture during extended follow-up, according to a study published online June 2 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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  • Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

    Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

    Source: Science Daily

    A strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood has been revealed by a new research study.

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  • Primary hip arthroscopy yields improved patient-reported outcome scores

    Primary hip arthroscopy yields improved patient-reported outcome scores

    Source: Healio

    Patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy experienced greater improvement in patient-reported outcome scores at 2-year follow-up compared with patients who underwent revision arthroscopy, according to recently presented data.

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