What not to do after knee replacement surgery
During knee replacement recovery, avoiding certain activities and behaviors is important to ensure a smooth healing process and minimize the risk of complications.
Hip dysplasia: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatments to keep you moving well
If you’re feeling hip pain or discomfort, you may have underlying hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia remains a leading cause of early hip degeneration. It helps to look at hip dysplasia as a spectrum—from understanding the beginnings in infants, to the symptoms that often appear in young adults and the advanced hip degeneration it can cause as you age.
Comparison of outcomes in high versus low activity level patients after total joint arthroplasty
Activity level (AL) recommendations following total joint arthroplasty (TJA) remains controversial. Our purpose was to compare implant survivorship of high (HA) and low activity (LA) patients after primary TJA. We hypothesized that there would be no difference in implant survivorship based on AL.
Is Walking Good for Hip Arthritis?
Hip arthritis results from the breakdown of cartilage within your hip joints, causing hip stiffness and pain that can increase with inactivity, standing, and walking. Although walking can be uncomfortable and difficult with hip arthritis, walking is also incredibly important for maintaining the mobility and strength of your hips.
Time for a new knee? Ask these questions first
Gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision about a total knee replacement.