Try This Treatment Before Resorting To Knee or Hip Surgery

Knee and hip replacement surgeries total nearly 1 million procedures annually. Though the vast majority of these procedures are successful and patients are extremely happy with the results, it can be difficult to return to your full function after this type of procedure. Yes, most patients are happy to maintain normal function of these all-important joints…

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Hip Replacement Surgery: 5 Tips for a Quicker Recovery

Recovering from hip replacement surgery can be a daunting task. Not only can the pain be frustrating, but if you don’t take the right steps to recovering properly from hip replacement surgery, you leave yourself susceptible to poor flexibility, muscle weakness and bone displacement following your surgery. Allow your surgery to be the beneficial treatment…

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Vehicle Accident Victims Need a Long-term Outlook

While there are a number of injuries that can result from a vehicle accident, a few principles should guide the patient. First, don’t dismiss those nagging aches and pains. Vehicle accidents, while their numbers have been falling over the past few decades, are still a common cause of neck and back injuries as well as a…

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When’s the Right Time For Hip Replacement or Surgery?

One question we hear frequently in the orthopedic clinic concerns the timing of hip replacement surgery. The answer is simple— and complicated— because it depends on the individual. There is no absolute age limit for hip replacement. While we are now performing surgery on many older patients, the procedure is also appropriate for younger patients…

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Is Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Right For You?

The objective is for the patient to end up with a stable, comfortable hip that lasts a long time. Whatever the choice of surgical procedure, it should serve that purpose. Everything is minimizing these days. There is minimally invasive knee surgery, spinal surgery, and heart surgery. We are all minimalists, at heart. Our goal is…

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