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  • Follow-Up Appointments After Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery

    After undergoing joint replacement surgery, such as hip replacement surgery or knee replacement surgery, there will be a number of follow-up appointments with your orthopedic surgeon to ensure that your recovery is proceeding as anticipated. While most people are interested in the actual surgical procedure, the vast majority of your appointments with your surgeon will be during this postoperative recovery process.

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  • Should You Get a Partial Knee Replacement?

    Partial knee replacement isn’t for everyone — and there are trade-offs. But for people who meet the criteria, there are advantages.

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  • Osteoporosis: Researchers find another possible risk factor

    Osteoporosis affects millions of people around the world, and it is not possible to change some of the primary risk factors, such as aging. However, more and more environmental risk factors are coming to light, and air pollution appears to be one of them.

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  • Common Cause of Pain With Hip Bursitis

    Hip bursitis is a common problem that causes pain over the outside of the upper thigh and hip joint. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that allows smooth motion between two surfaces.

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  • Decision aids may not reduce odds of hip, knee arthroplasty

    Use of decision aids developed for shared decision-making does not appear to reduce the odds of hip and knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the January issue of Health Affairs.

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