Holidays often mean spending time with family & friends, and usually involves lots of food. The average American tends to gain between 1-2 pounds over the holidays. The problem is that this extra weight is hardly ever lost. Over 10 to 15 years that adds up to 20 to 30 pounds of extra weight putting a lot of stress on your hips and knees.
Hip replacement surgery has come a long way in the past few decades with new implants and surgical approaches offering significant relief from severe hip pain and restoring mobility. The direct anterior approach for total hip replacement is an innovative technique that is becoming increasingly popular among patients and surgeons alike.
The human body responds to injury or disease by attempting to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine enhances this natural healing process and when administered to the right candidate at the right time.
Physical therapy awareness month is celebrated every year in the month of October. The goal is to help people understand the key role of physical therapy in helping people live healthy, active, and meaningful lives.
The continuous advances in surgical procedures, equipment, and implant materials are making it possible for a greater number of patients to undergo major joint replacement surgeries in the outpatient setting.