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Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which the worn, damaged surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with new artificial parts. Your doctor may consider a joint replacement if you have severe pain which limits daily activities and is not relieved with medications, injections, physical therapy, or other treatments. The goal of the surgery is to relieve pain and restore the alignment and function of your joint.

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Treating a Hip Labral Tear Picture

Treating a Hip Labral Tear

Understanding Treatment Options for a Hip Labral Tear with Hip Pain  A hip labral tear is one of the most common sporting or work injuries. It occurs when the labrum, a band of cartilage that helps stabilize the hip joint, is damaged. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint, with the femur (thigh bone) connecting …

Top Myths about Arthritis: Knowing the Facts Can Help You Manage it Better Picture

Top Myths about Arthritis: Knowing the Facts Can Help You Manage it Better

Living with Arthritis Pain Arthritis is a painful condition that can make activities of daily living difficult, if not impossible.  Osteoarthritis, the most common form of the disease, affects millions of Americans and is caused by wear and tear on a joint. It often affects the knee or the hip.  Misconceptions about arthritis are prevalent, but knowing the …

Treating Chondral Injuries Picture

Treating Chondral Injuries

Understanding Chondral Injuries: While Chondral injuries may sound like a scary and unfamiliar medical condition, this simply refers to injuries occurring to cartilage, which is what covers the end of bones to prevent damage to them from movement. The most common types of chondral injuries occur in the knee and can cause intense pain due …

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