Treating hip arthritis involves the use of various methods that help to reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation, and to improve joint function. Your doctor will give you treatment that is meant to reduce the inflammation that accompanies the wearing-down of the cartilage, thereby preventing an accelerated degeneration of the joint tissues. What Can Be Done to Treat Hip Arthritis? Here are a few of the main therapies that are usually part of a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with hip [Read More]
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Is Age a Consideration for Joint Replacement?
Each year, over 500,000 Americans undergo joint replacement surgery. It’s a life-changing procedure for those living with chronic joint pain that conservative treatment options aren’t effective at alleviating. Age is definitely a consideration for joint replacement surgery. People of advanced age are likely to have more health conditions and diseases than a person who is younger that may contribute to surgery complications. On the flip side, patients too young are more active and may wear out [Read More]