Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery
During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts. The replaced hip should last about 15 to 20 years, the US. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases says.
Source: Health Day
Improved quadricep strength linked to better function in women with OA
Modest improvements in quadricep strength are associated with better performance in chair-stand tests among women — but not men — who are at risk for knee osteoarthritis or already have the disease, according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research.
Early treatment of chronic hip pain in young athletes may have long term impact on health
Treating young athletes with chronic hip pain may be the key to slowing or halting the progression of degenerative hip disease. Recently, increased understanding of hip structural abnormalities has allowed specialists to better identify underlying hip conditions that previously went unrecognized and to more accurately diagnose hip problems in children, teens and young adults.
Source: News Medical
Hip Replacement Surgery Dos and Don ts
More than 300,000 people in the U.S. will have hip replacement surgery this year, followed by weeks of recovery. But experts say there are some things you can do to speed up the recovery afterwards.
What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation
This article will look at the different types of knee surgery, the rehabilitation timelines, and what people can do to help speed up the recovery process.
Source: Medical News Today