Considering Joint Replacement for Osteoarthritis? Read This First!

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People with severe pain in the knees or hips may be told they could benefit from joint replacement surgery if the underlying problem is beyond the scope of non-surgical treatment options. Statistics p...

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...

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...

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...

A Recipe (Make That 5 Recipes!) for Bone and Joint Health

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The food that supplies the fuel to power the human body can also help to repair it. This is true for all parts of this amazing mechanism – from the skin to critical organs such as the heart and lungs ...

Can the Weather Cause Joint Pain? YES!

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Just like your grandparent may have said, achy joints CAN predict the weather. While this might be fascinating on one level, it can be extremely painful on another. Relentless joint pain affects milli...

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...

New Ways to Help Weekend Warriors Get Back in the Game!

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Every year in the United States, it is estimated that more than 40 million people play amateur sports, such as baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer. In many cases, the first time these players p...

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...

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...