Exercising after total hip replacement surgery is a great way to strengthen muscle weakness, joint stiffness, and immobility after the successful completion of the post-surgery recovery period.
You've had hip replacement surgery, and because you have been exercising as your doctor ordered, your mobility is increasing without pain. So, when will you be able to take that trip to celebrate your new lease on life?
While there are several types of hip replacement approaches, Anterior Hip Replacement is considered the best and most popular approach because of its quicker recovery period.
When faced with total hip replacement surgery, most patients' number one concern is how long will they be laid up? Being up and mobile is important for people to feel independent.
When recovering from a total knee replacement, it can hard for some people to give up their freedom to drive even for a short time. A big question for many patients is when they can start to drive again. There are several factors to consider when deciding when is the right time.
Although anterior hip replacement surgery is a less invasive procedure than the posterior approach, the body still needs time to heal and adapt. So, what happens post-surgery and how long before a patient is up and walking after anterior hip replacement surgery?
Although this surgery has become routine, there are still people who worry about dislocation after the surgery. Dislocation is a rare occurrence, but it does happen. In this video, Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon discusses why this occurs and tips on how to prevent it.
Many aging adults begin to have trouble with their mobility due to knee pain and some eventually undergo partial knee replacement for relief, but is this surgery only for seniors with knee pain? Can this surgery help young adults with knee pain?