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  • What To Know About Hip Arthritis And Hip Replacement

    Degenerative joint disease or "arthritis" of the hip is extremely common among our population, affecting about 90 per 100,000 people per year. It is essentially the progressive loss of the hip joint cartilage which normally allows smooth motion of the hip joint in multiple directions. There are several etiologies which can cause a hip to be affected with arthritis.

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  • Omar Behery, M.d. Joins Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush

    Omar Behery, M.D., a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, has joined the joint replacement team at Chicago, Illinois-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR). Dr. Behery is a graduate of Chicago, Illinois-based Rush Medical College. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at New York, New York-based NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (formerly known as Hospital for Joint Diseases). He then went to Charlotte, North Carolina, for his adult hip and knee joint reconstruction fellowship training at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center.

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