Throughout my career, I have often heard people reference the hip as the wallflower or
“forgotten joint,” when the hip is one of the largest and most important joints in your
body. While the hip does allow for a wide range of movement, it is not indestructible, and
many people of all ages suffer from hip pain and injuries. It’s also a difficult area for
patients to localize and articulate to their physician when they experience discomfort,
which often delays treatment or leads to misdiagnosis.
Dr. Domb lectured on "SEX Without Hip Pain" at the Chicago Ultimate
Dr. Domb lectured on "SEX Without Hip Pain" at the Chicago Ultimate Women's Exposition, with
attendance of 18,000 of Chicago's proud women.
"Hip injuries can interfere with sexual intercourse for a woman, and the associated pain can
decreased libido", said Dr. Domb. "Fortunately, many injuries can be treated non-surgically,
minimally invasive procedures."
The American Hip Institute recently opened its doors as the first clinic in the U.S. to
exclusively in hip injuries. Its mission is "to serve as a resource to surgeons and their
educate, innovate and offer the most advanced and comprehensive treatment options for
injuries of the hip
Sciatica is one of those things that you might think you won�t have to worry about until
later in life.
As one Well+Good editor (hi, Abbey!) recently learned the hard way, however, back and hip
can and do happen to active younger people, and our lifestyles, which tend to involve
extremes of intense
activity and longterm sitting, are mostly to blame.
In this study, we sought to raise the bar for success in hip arthroplasty, essentially
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
replaced hips feel like and function like a normal hip,� study co-author Benjamin G. Domb,
Healio.com/Orthopedics. �At our institution, Birmingham hip
is considered an excellent surgical option for the middle-aged, active male with hip
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
appetizers will be provided.