If you are planning to have knee replacement surgery, you are already aware of the physical limitations knee arthritis can place on your daily life. Pain can be very debilitating, robbing you of the things you love to do most. It can also be wearing on your physical and emotional health. But now that you’ve […]
Hip Replacement – What you should know if you are over 65 and facing hip surgery.
Hip replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic surgeries performed today, and it has the potential of not only allowing you to experience much greater quality of life, but to also improve your overall health. Since osteoarthritis (or degenerative arthritis) is more prevalent as you get older, and it is one of the most […]
Benefits of Using Telehealth Rehabilitation Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery
If you have had, or are soon to have, either knee or hip replacement surgery, the most important aspect of your recovery now becomes adequate rehabilitation of your new joint. With focused and purposeful physical therapy, you will build up strength to support your joint, restore movement of the joint, decrease the amount of pain […]
How Invasive is Hip Replacement Surgery?
Has your orthopedic surgeon recommended that you undergo hip replacement surgery? If so, it is likely that you have been burdened with the pain and stiffness of arthritis of the hip and replacing your damaged hip would help you live a happier and more active life. Any time surgery is recommended to fix a medical […]
Hip Replacement in 2020 – State-of-the-Art!
Have you been living with pain in your hip—the kind that limits what you are able to do and that slows you down? If you have, you know that chronic pain can be debilitating and can greatly affect your quality of life. If you haven’t already, you should make an appointment to be evaluated by […]
7 Tips for Faster Recovery from Knee Replacement
If you’ve decided to undergo knee replacement surgery, you’re probably looking forward to living an active and pain-free life. As you may already know, osteoarthritis (or degenerative arthritis) resulting from the wear and tear associated with injury or a lifetime of stress on your joints, can create the type of pain that limits activities and […]
Benefits of Seeing an Orthopedic Doctor for Muscle and Joint Pain
Have you been bothered by nagging pain of your shoulder, hip, fingers, back, or all of the above? If so, how long have you been hurting, and have you seen a doctor yet? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. While most people will seek medical attention for an obvious traumatic injury, those who experience less […]
Joint Pain: 10 Ways that May Help Decrease Joint Pain
There are many health conditions that can cause joint pain on a daily basis. Joint pain can be caused by trauma from an injury, overuse injuries, autoimmune conditions, arthritis, and more. Many people with conditions like these live with daily pain, and it interferes with work, family time, hobbies, and fun. People who live with […]
Hip Replacement Recovery Time
When hip joints become painful due to arthritis or other causes, a hip replacement can offer a surgical option to do away with your discomfort. This surgical procedure involves replacing a damaged hip joint with an new artificial ball and socket, that moves smoothly and relieves pain. After a hip replacement surgery, most patients are […]
Artificial Joint Revision Surgery
When someone has a joint replaced, they typically feel much better – their joint pain is greatly reduced or gone completely. Once healed, they have a new artificial joint that is usually a vast improvement over their own original joint, which had become so damaged that it was necessary to remove it and replace it […]