Kyle O'Flaherty used to be stoked by his weekly workout routine, a heavy rotation of cycling, boxing, jiu-jitsu, and running. But even at age 20, his hips started to ache, and not just during exercise. He's not unusual. "I've seen a tremendous spike in young, active men with hip pain in my practice in the past five to 10 years," says orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Domb, M.D. In fact, more 45- to 54-year-olds are opting for hip replacement, according to a National Hospital Discharge Survey. Follow our guide to stay out of the OR and keep your hips pain-free.
New runners have a higher risk of developing shin splints because they often occur after sudden changes in physical activity. These changes can be in frequency, duration and intensity, which are all factors that someone preparing for a 5K need to increase. Other factors that contribute to shin splints for beginning runners include having flat feet or abnormally rigid arches and exercising with improper or worn-out footwear.
Join AMITA Health orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert J. Daley and Dr. Benjamin G. Domb as they discuss how robotic arm-assisted joint replacement can help you or a loved one. This seminar is free, however registration is recommended. Light refreshments and appetizers will be provided.
Dr. Benjamin Domb presented “Return to Sports After Hip Arthroscopy with a Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up” on behalf of the American Hip Institute during American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Conference held in Orlando, Florida July 9-12.