I used to dismiss the idea of using a wheelchair with, “I don’t need a wheelchair, I can walk!” Eventually, however, pain and fatigue isolated me so much that I saw the benefit of preserving my energy for more exciting activities than standing in lin...
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Most people who undergo a total hip or knee replacement are satisfied with the results—but some are disappointed.
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