The 3 Ways Yoga Can Keep You Flexible and Pain Free

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The practice of yoga has been used to help people feel better – physically, mentally and emotionally – for more than 5,000 years. It started in ancient India and was passed down orally and (eventually...

Can Achy Joints Predict the Weather?

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Someone lucky enough to still have grandparents around may have heard them predict the likelihood of rain, based on the pain in their joints. While this prognostication prowess has been largely attrib...

Women and Joint Replacement Surgery: How to Avoid the Heavy Metal Complication

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. elect to replace hip and knee joints with an artificial implant. According to a recent report, these patients had a mean age of 66.5 years and...

Is Joint Replacement Right For You? Here’s What to Consider.

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The advances in joint replacement and the increased popularity of these procedures have been nothing short of remarkable. There are 719,000 total knee replacements and 332,000 hip replacements perform...

Walking the Walk to Cure Arthritis

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It was a beautiful day for a walk! On Saturday May 13, 2017, hundreds of North Texas supporters turned out to walk the walk to cure arthritis. According to the website of this national awareness event...

Here’s Why More and More Patients are Returning Home on the Same Day of Hip Replacement Surgery

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There was time – not too long ago – when major surgery such as hip replacement required an extended period of time in the hospital for recuperation. This was seen as necessary in order to ensure the p...

3 Ways to Alleviates Pain & Helps Patients Avoid Post-Operative Addiction

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It seems as if every day there is another media story like this one on NBC’s Today Show about the dangers of patients becoming addicted to pain medicines. This typically occurs after surgery when the...