Category: Hip Replacement

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What Is Arthritis?

Arthritis at its simplest is pain caused by the loss of cartilage within the joint. Hip and knee arthritis are some of the most common orthopedic problems in the world today. And this isn’t going away any time soon. The rates of hip and knee replacements due to arthritis are steadily rising. Along with this […]

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Too Much Too Soon: Exercises to Avoid After Hip Replacement

When athletic people come to me with an injury, they want to know one thing: when can they go back to the gym? The same is true when people have a big surgery, like a hip replacement. Hip replacements are becoming more common at younger ages, as people are staying active longer. And these people […]

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The Bionic Athlete: Returning To The Gym After a Joint Replacement

Today’s athletic population is running into a problem: Can you continue to exercise after joint replacement surgery? There are a lot of people stuck between a rock and a hard place. Their arthritis hurts terribly when they work out, but they worry surgery may mean that they have to stop exercising completely! So I thought […]

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