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  • Study dispels myth of exercise damage in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

    A study by scientists has discovered that therapeutic exercise does not harm articular cartilage of the knee in people with osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability worldwide associated with pain, impaired mobility and quality of life. It may, in fact, benefit articular cartilage.

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  • How Long Hip Replacements Last

    Hip replacement surgery is a treatment for severe hip arthritis. Most patients understand that hip replacements can wear out over time, but exactly how long is a hip replacement supposed to last?

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  • Rehab After Partial Knee Replacement

    One of the advantages of the partial knee replacement is the fact that people can return to activities sooner and tend to have a faster recovery. Described here is the typical rehabilitation following partial knee replacement.

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  • Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement

    Having healthy gut flora—the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines—could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection.

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  • 12 Common Hip Pain and Injuries in Athletes

    In the past, just about any hip pain symptom was attributed to a "muscle strain" type of injury. While this is a common cause of hip pain in athletes, we are learning more and more about other causes of hip pain that can sideline a player from the action.

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