Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Joint Replacement Surgery

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The most severe cases of osteoarthritis can often result in joint replacement surgery.  Artifical joints are fairly common in this day and age, but it is still a very serious procedure.  Advances have been made in robotics and in the materials used in artificial joints, leading to fewer complications and faster recovery time.  Knees, shoulders, ankles and hips are replaced with frequency at major clinics around the country.

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Most of our readers (and fellow osteoarthritis sufferers) realize that this disease is not only painful but also very frustrating. When I was first diagnosed with OA approximately 12 years ago, I knew very little about it. At times, I'm not entirely sure that I'm that much more knowledgable now! When I had the first surgery to replace a joint…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Rehab After Total Knee Replacement The big event is over. Now what? Your brand new knee is not like a car part that is…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Joint Replacement Surgery Can Damage… Following joint replacement surgery, the expectation is for optimal success…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Facts About Artificial Joint Infections An increasing number of people are experiencing end-stage osteoarthritis. As a…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Life Expectancy of Knee Replacement… How soon is too soon to have your knees replaced? 60? 50? 40? A 49 year old…

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