Joint Replacement Implants Can Now Last Decades. Here’s Why This is Great News!

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By Karim Elsharkawy M.D. One of the most often asked questions I get about joint replacement is “when is the right time to have this procedure.” A few years ago, the age of the patient was one importa...

Baby Boomers are Driving an Increase in Joint Replacements: Here are 5 Ways to Improve Surgical Outcomes

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Baby boomers, that population group born immediately after World War II, are determined to keep moving, no matter what living a full life has damaged. They are fueling a surge in joint replacements, a...

Knee Surgery Post-op Care: Precautions to Take

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People who have undergone knee replacement surgery should take every precautionary measure to avoid post-operative complications or dislocation of the replaced knee. It is therefore essential for pati...

3 Ways to Help Stop Joint Pain NOW

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Getting older, as has been noted by many pundits, is not always fun, but it certainly beats the alternative. For those 50 years old and better, the most challenging part of aging comes from the increa...

Worried About Osteoporosis? Here are 5 Things to Stop Doing ASAP!

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Osteoporosis has been called “the silent disease” because bone loss caused by this condition is without symptoms. In many cases, patients with osteoporosis don’t know they have it until the bones beco...