What is the Newest Hip Replacement Procedure?

Hip replacement surgery can require months of recovery and rehabilitation. With over 300,00 individuals in the U.S. undergoing this type of surgery every year, it is about time a new procedure was introduced to enable patients to be back to their usual abilities within a shorter time frame. Anterior hip replacement surgery is the newest…

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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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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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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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