Artificial Knee and Hip Replacement Implant Info
What is going to keep your new joint replacement in place? You may never have wondered what was keeping your original joint in place, but having a new artificial joint raises this question. You may even be concerned about the kinds of chemicals that will be used and how they may affect your body.
Obesity Linked to Earlier Need for Knee Replacements
A study led by The University of Western Australia and Fiona Stanley Hospital has found obese patients undergo knee replacements around eight years earlier than those who are a regular weight.
Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery
Knee replacement surgery is not usually the first option for treating knee pain. Various alternative treatments may help bring relief. If you’re experiencing knee pain, ask your doctor about less invasive ways to address it. Here are some suggestions.
Answers to Common Questions About Total Knee Replacement
When a surgeon recommends a total knee replacement you will likely have a lot of questions. Here, we address the most common 12 concerns.