Aging spine poses challenges for acetabular cup positioning

Aging spine poses challenges for acetabular cup positioning

Coordinated movements of the spine in conjunction with the pelvis and hip, known as the hip-spine connection, may adversely affect or limit both areas of the body, particularly when pain is present. Surgeons may be able to identify the cause of pain in the hip or spine that is vague or does not follow a typical pattern by reviewing a patient’s history or through a physical examination. However, it may be more difficult for surgeons to make an accurate diagnosis when more than one problem contributes to pain symptoms.

Source: Healio

Coordinated movements of the spine in conjunction with the pelvis and hip, known as the hip-spine connection, may adversely affect or limit both areas of the body, particularly when pain is present. Surgeons may be able to identify the cause of pain in the hip or spine that is vague or does not follow a typical pattern by reviewing a patient’s history or through a physical examination. However, it may be more difficult for surgeons to make an accurate diagnosis when more than one problem contributes to pain symptoms.

Source: Healio

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