Greater Trochanteric Bursitis: A Common Cause of Hip Pain

One of the most common sources of hip pain is greater trochanteric bursitis caused by inflammation of the bursa, which is located at the outward curve of the femur (thighbone) where it meets the hip bone. The bursa provides a cushion to reduce friction between the femur’s boney knob and large tendons, and the muscles…

Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. William Leone to Discuss: Hip and Knee Replacements: Latest Techniques and Care for Improved Results

FORT LAUDERDALE – Renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Leone will discuss combining the latest surgical techniques and technologies with good, old-fashioned patient care to achieve the best and most-consistent results and experience for hip and knee surgery, during the Ortho Hour on Wednesday, October 28 at 4 p.m. at the Sister Innocent Conference Center at…

A Joint Replacement Surgery Q&A

In the third and final blog of my Q&A series, below are the most common questions I’m asked about joint replacement surgery, many focusing specifically on the knee. At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we emphasize diagnosing the etiology leading to painful knees or hip so that an effective treatment plan can be created…

Joint Replacement Surgery for Osteoarthritis Q&A

As comments and very detailed questions from readers continue to be posted on my blog, it occurred to me that it was time to do a series of Q&A posts that talk about joints and why they deteriorate, as well as what treatments and surgeries are available today to get people back on their feet…

Poor Results after Hip Fracture Surgery Could Mean Infection

In my two previous blog posts, I described treatment of hip fractures and caring for patients who just did not heal well after treatment. For this final post in the series I will discuss infection, which always must be considered after any type of surgery, especially when the surgical result was not as anticipated or…