Hip

Hip pain & injuries are mostly related to degeneration & inflammation of the bones, joints, muscles & tendons in the hip area.

Bursa Injuries (Bursitis Treatment) in Singapore

Table of Contents Introduction Inflammatory bursitis Frictional bursitis Symptoms and Diagnosis Treatment for Bursa Injuries in Singapore Introduction Bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs whose function is to reduce friction, distribute stress, and protect the underlying structures. They may be found between a bone and a tendon, between two tendons, or between a bone or tendon …

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A Patient’s Guide to Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) of the Hip

Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Femoroacetabular Impingement of the Hip Rehabilitation Introduction Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) occurs in the hip joint. Impingement refers to some portion of the soft tissue around the hip socket getting pinched or compressed. Femoroacetabular tells us the impingement is occurring where the femur (thigh bone) meets …

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A Patient’s Guide to Avascular Necrosis of the Hip 2021

Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Avascular Necrosis of the Hip in Singapore Rehabilitation In-depth Information for Avascular Necrosis of the Hip Introduction Bones are living tissue, and like all living tissue they rely on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive. Most living tissues have blood vessels that …

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Resisted Flexion of the Knee

Table of Contents Positioning Procedure Common mistakes Anatomical structures tested Common pathological situations Positioning The subject lies prone with the knee in 30° of flexion. The examiner stands level with the thigh and leans over the subject. One hand is on the ilium, the other presses against the distal end of the lower leg. Procedure …

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Passive Abduction

Table of Contents Positioning Procedure Common Mistakes Normal Functional Anatomy Common Pathological Situations Positioning The subject lies in the supine position, near the border of the couch, with the lower leg pendent. The examiner stands level with the subject’s hip. One hand grasps the distal thigh from the medial side. The other hand is placed …

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Palpation of the Long Adductors

Muscle bellies of adductor longus, gracilis and adductor magnus can be palpated at the medial side of the thigh. They take origin from the pubic tubercle (adductor longus) and the ischiopubic ramus (gracilis and adductor magnus). The structure that becomes visible during passive abduction of the hip is the adductor longus. Its origin at the …

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Groin Injuries Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Overuse of the adductor muscle-tendon unit Symptoms and diagnosis Preventive measures Groin Injuries Treatment in Singapore Healing and complications Overuse of the adductor muscle-tendon unit The muscles that draw the leg inwards (adduct at the hip joint) are primarily the adductor longus, the adductor magnus, the adductor brevis, and the pectineus muscles. …

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