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, as their resurfaced or replaced hips feel like and function like a normal hip,” study co-author Benjamin G. Domb, MD, told Healio.com/Orthopedics. “At our institution, Birmingham hip resurfacing is considered an excellent surgical option for the middle-aged, active male with hip arthritis.
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.
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.