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Hip Replacement

What To Know Before Hip Replacement Surgery

Executive Summary Understanding what to expect from hip replacement surgery helps set realistic expectations and makes the process easier to navigate. Hip replacement surgery replaces damaged portions of the hip joint to reduce pain and improve mobility. Patients should prepare not only for the surgery itself but also for the steps necessary in the

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Hip Replacement

Best Time of Year For Hip Replacement Surgery

Executive Summary  The time of year you decide to schedule hip replacement surgery can influence your mental health throughout the recovery process and possibly even your surgical outcome. When deciding the best time of year for your procedure, consider factors like the weather, your support system availability, and logistical factors such as busy work

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How Long Does a MAKO Hip Replacement Last?

Hip replacement surgeries can relieve pain, improve function, and prevent further tissue and bone damage. Before you resign yourself to the surgical table, it helps to know what hip replacement options you have. MAKO is a robotic technique that is gaining traction nationwide. No, MAKO is not an acronym, but rather, a robotic product

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Hip Replacement

5 Hip Replacement Symptoms to Watch For

It’s not unusual for people who are in their fifties or older to experience hip pain. The decades can take a toll on a person’s bones, muscles and joints, leading — in some cases — to osteoarthritis. Younger people can also have hip pain, of course. Sometimes joint injuries can cause discomfort years later.

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Hip Replacement

What To Expect After Anterior Hip Replacement

What Is An “Anterior” Total Hip Replacement  An anterior total hip replacement is also known as a total hip arthroplasty and is a surgical procedure that replaces a damaged hip joint to allow patients to function without hip pain. Anterior refers to where Dr. Martin places his incision, which is on the front of

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