Arthroscopic surgery is an advanced cutting-edge procedure that allows your doctor to look inside a joint, identify a problem that may not be apparent on X-rays or other imaging studies, and possibly treat the problem. All of this is accomplished through a few tiny puncture-hole incisions made on the skin over the joint.
Chronic hip pain can be a debilitating condition, especially when every step you take provokes the pain. If you don’t identify the source of your hip pain and correctly treat the condition, all your physical activities could literally come grinding to a halt. Let’s consider the most common culprit of hip pain and what you can do about it.
To a large extent, the success of your knee replacement surgery depends on your active participation in the postsurgical recovery; and this starts with your commitment to pre-hab. Let’s look at the importance of pre-habilitation prior to knee replacement surgery.
The human body responds to injury by attempting to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine accelerates this natural healing process, restoring health and function to damaged tissues. It is truly a game changer that promises to revolutionize how orthopedic injuries are treated. Many orthopedic patients are already benefiting from proven regenerative medicine therapies. Here’s how to find out if you might be a candidate:
Everyone’s experience with hip replacement surgery is going to be different. Your surgeon and rehab team will work with you to develop a customized plan to ensure your safety, comfort, and a successful treatment outcome. Here’s are some general guidelines on how to set yourself up for success after hip replacement surgery:
Getting a workout in after hours of sitting in front of a computer without a proper warm up increases risk of injury. Whether it’s running, tennis, biking, or golf; here are some simple warm-up exercises to get your body primed and ready for action to follow.
The physiological (and psychological) difference between children and adults make youngsters more susceptible sports injury. However, that does not mean nothing that can be done to prevent or minimize the risk of their occurrence. Here’s how to prevent orthopedic risks in youth sports:
When seeking care for persistent joint pains and aches as well as similar problems, patients are sometimes referred to a chiropractor by their doctor with great results. So, wouldn’t it be easier to just skip making the doctor’s appointment and go directly to your chiropractor? Not always. Let’s look at when you should visit your doctor before going to a chiropractor.
Hip and knee replacements are some of the most successful joint replacement surgeries performed in the US. They can significantly lower your joint pain allowing you to live a fuller and more active life.