Arthritis is currently the #1 cause of disability in the US negatively impacting the lives of more than 50 million Americans. May has been designated Arthritis Awareness Month to help spread awareness about treatments available today that may improve the condition of those who suffer with this disease.
In playing sports we experience a whole spectrum of emotions from the thrill of victory to the agony of defeat. Sports teaches the importance of hard work, persistence in the face of overwhelming odds, and the ability to handle stressful situations and injury. When injured, how soon you can recover is influenced by your physical and emotional resilience.
Today, hip replacement surgery has advanced to such a degree that it may be performed as a minimally invasive outpatient procedure with discharge on the very same day for some candidates. In other cases, patients may be discharged home in 5-6 days.
Hip replacement surgery can be a life-changing step towards significantly reducing hip pain and improving your mobility. Whether it’s a hip fracture or hip arthritis that has prompted your decision, before you undergo the surgery you must get your home ready for your return.
The evolution of arthroscopy has been closely related to sports medicine with the guiding principle being a less invasive technique facilitates quicker return to the sporting arena; it’s truly a treatment that won’t slow you down.
In recent years, stem cell therapy has generated a lot of buzz in the field of Orthopedics. An ever-increasing number of athletes and active individuals are turning to stem cell therapy to recuperate faster after injury and return quickly to activities they enjoy.