Is it Time to Consider Hip or Knee Replacement? You Decide.

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Hip and knee replacements have become one of the most popular medical procedures in the developed world. Why? The training and expertise of orthopedic surgeons who perform these procedures are exempla...

Can Stem Cell Therapy Help Relieve the Pain of Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

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For the more than 30 million sufferers of osteoarthritis in the U.S., excruciating, unrelenting pain is a part of their everyday life. When this condition affects the knee joint, it can prevent a pers...

The 2 Important Factors for Quicker Recovery from Joint Replacement That You Might Not be Aware of

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Improvements in surgical techniques and joint prosthesis over the past decade have been nothing short of amazing. However, there are two other factors that contribute greatly to a quicker recovery: pa...

Preparing to Take a Hike? Here’s How to Stay Safe.

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Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. ~ John Muir On a beautiful, warm spring morning, with a vast expanse of a green meadow below dappled in sunlight and the only sound...

Wear and Tear on Your Joints: 5 Factors to Consider

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For several years, joint replacements have been the most common elective surgeries in the United States. It appears those numbers will continue to grow. At a recent meeting of the American Academy of ...

New Research Offers Hope to Obese Patients for Hip and Knee Replacement: What Does it Mean?

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Chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, have long been associated with obesity. However, being overweight or clinically obese can also result in the painful condition of osteoarthritis...