Orthopedic therapy works for arthritis pain so well because physical therapy helps encourage blood flow and mobility.
Doctors commonly prescribe physical therapy to restore strength and improve mobility for patients who have had orthopedic procedures like joint replacements or surgical solutions for inflammatory arthritis.
Many suffer from both knee and hip pain and need replacements for both. When in this situation, which one do you replace first? Does it matter? The answer is yes.
Joint Replacement surgery is known as Arthroplasty in medical terminology and applies to any process where the natural joint is replaced with an artificial implant. Joints require replacement when they are not functioning due to wear, disease, or injury.