The thought of undergoing surgery may be nerve-wracking for many people. Knee surgery, in particular, is generally deemed safe, but you can’t always avoid the fear that something might go wrong. After all, surgical procedures are complex, and when you undergo one, you entrust your safety to your doctor. That’s why it’s crucial you choose a surgeon who is qualified and makes you feel comfortable. Here are a few factors you may want to consider when selecting a knee surgeon: Ask for [Read More]
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Knee Replacement Surgery Statistics You Should Know
A knee replacement is an operation that involves replacing some or all of the damaged joint with prosthetic materials, and this surgery’s medical name is knee arthroplasty. This procedure is performed to greatly reduce or eliminate knee pain that does not respond well to nonsurgical treatments, such as cortisone injections, hyaluronic injections, or PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injections. Knee replacement surgery is usually performed to relieve severe knee pain caused by arthritis. The surgery [Read More]
What Can I Do to Help My Aching Knees?
Your knees are powerhouse joints that bear a lot of weight. Walking, engaging in sports, or simply standing up places pressure on your knees. Too much strain can lead to knee pain. Knee aches are a common problem experienced by people of all ages. However, the pain may worsen as you get older. Women ages 50 and older are more vulnerable to persistent, incident, or intermittent knee pain. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your aching knees. Home Remedies Not all types of [Read More]
Everything You Need To Know About Tendonitis Treatment
Tendons are strong connective tissues connecting muscle to bone. These connective tissues are responsible for the mobility of your limbs. They also help the muscles by absorbing the impact caused by running, jumping, and other movements. Tearing or overstretching a tendon could lead to tendonitis and may take a long time to heal. What Is Tendonitis? Tendonitis occurs when the tendons become inflamed due to repetitive activity, overuse, or aging. It typically affects larger joints, like the [Read More]