Hip Replacement – Bone Loss

Hip Replacement – Bone Loss

One of the challenges in hip replacement is dealing with bone loss. This is usually the case in revision surgery where loosening of the implant leads to large cavities or holes in the bone. This leads to a weak foundation to put in another implant solidly. In the hip...
Avascular Necrosis

Avascular Necrosis

What is Avascular Necrosis? Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a disease where there is cellular death (necrosis) of bone components due to interruption of the blood supply. Without blood, the bone tissue dies and the bone collapses. When avascular necrosis involves the...
Iliotibial Band syndrome

Iliotibial Band syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome The iliotibial band (ITB) is a superficial thickening of tissue on the outside of the thigh, extending from the outside of the pelvis, over the hip and knee, and inserting just below the knee. The band is crucial to stabilizing the knee during...