Congratulations! You have decided to stop living in pain and to have a hip replacement. The decision to have joint replacement surgery is usually made when other treatments have been unsuccessful in easing the pain of hip arthritis – pain that often leads to limitations in activity and a poor quality of life. So now […]
Questions to Ask an Orthopedic Doctor About Hip Replacement
Living with chronic pain from hip arthritis can limit you from doing what you love to do, or even what you need to do. If you have already tried pain medications, exercise, physical therapy, and even pain-relief injections but are still having trouble getting around, then you will want to consider talking to your orthopedic […]
The Most Misunderstood Facts About Hip Replacement
Has your orthopedic surgeon suggested that hip replacement surgery may be the best plan for you to rid yourself of the kind of chronic hip pain which arthritis often brings – the kind that really affects your quality of life? If you have been told you are a candidate for joint replacement surgery of the […]
Can I Have Hip Replacement Surgery if I’m a Diabetic?
Anyone who has arthritis of the hip knows how painful even walking can be. Osteoarthritis, otherwise known as degenerative arthritis, develops over time in response to the everyday wear and tear on our joints, as well as from injuries. Treatment can be as simple as weight loss and exercise, to over the counter or prescription […]
Hip Replacement – How it Can Change Your Life and Help Your Mental Health
Can you imagine how it would feel to wake up in the morning and hop out of bed without any pain or stiffness? If you suffer from arthritis in one or both hips, you probably feel like that would be a dream come true. Chronic pain, like the kind caused by hip arthritis, can be […]
What Are the Early Signs of Needing A Hip Replacement Surgery?
Do you have hip pain that is slowing you down? If you do, you’re not alone. Arthritis is one of the most common complaints people talk to their doctor about. Anyone who has ever had hip problems understands how important these joints are for living a normal life. Walking, bending, and sitting down are just […]
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 […]
Which Stage of Hip Osteoarthritis Are You In?
Do you have arthritis? A lot of your friends and family members probably have arthritis too. As a matter of fact, osteoarthritis is diagnosed by physicians more often than any other joint disease or disorder. However, not everyone experiences osteoarthritis in the same way. You may only feel some pain when you get out of […]
Obesity and Hip Replacement – Why You Should Lose Weight Before Hip Surgery
You’ve discussed your options for treating your hip arthritis with your orthopedic surgeon and have decided to have hip replacement surgery. You have probably put a lot of thought into this decision, but it is the best choice to relieve your pain and get you back to an active life. You’ve received all of your […]