Tag: hip replacements

Do You Need a Total Hip Replacement?

Have you stopped doing physical activities due to hip pain? Do you have trouble using stairs or getting out of a chair? Have you tried physical therapy, exercise, walking aids and medications, yet still feel major discomfort in your hip? Then it might be time to consider hip replacement.

WHAT YOU

Managing Hip OA With a Hands-On Approach

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition for many over the age of 60. Yet, for some the condition is genetic, making it unavoidable.
Dawn Fuller of Cleveland, Ohio, understands how heredity plays a role in her joint health. With a brother who underwent two total hip replacements in his early 40s,

Ensure the Best Outcome after Joint Replacement Surgery

The decision to have joint replacement surgery is never easy, but the steps you take beforehand can get you back on your feet more quickly. New research suggests that performing physical therapy exercises prior to surgery can speed your recovery and reduce your need for postoperative medical care.
“Patients who are

Getting Ready for Post-Surgery

You exercise, eat right, and adopt healthy lifestyle habits. But few people go through life without having to visit the hospital for some kind of procedure. Whether it is a knee resurfacing, heart bypass, or anything in between, you need to be ready for what comes afterwards.

“Surgeries do not take

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