Even in the best circumstances, eating all the recommended fruits and vegetables daily, plus healthy proteins can be challenging. It's even more imperative for the body to get the nutrients it needs when recovering from surgery.
Total Hip Arthroplasty
Hip replacement is a common and highly successful surgery. However, post-surgery complications can also occur. So how do you prevent them?
The decision to see a hip replacement surgeon (aka orthopedic surgeon) is not taken lightly. Knowing what to expect will assist with a speedy recovery.
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.
Hip replacement surgery is a good option for people with unbearable joint pain and stiffness. Here's what to expect when counting down to a hip surgery.