All About Hip Replacements
If hip pain limits your ability to walk, work, or perform simple activities, you may want to talk to your doctor about a hip replacement.
Orthopedic surgeons use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat joint problems. An arthroscope is a small, tube shaped instrument that is used to look inside a joint.
To help the orthopedist determine your treatment, you'll need a physical exam, a medical history profile, and a description of symptoms.
A hip fracture is classified by the specific area of the break and the type of break(s) in the bone. It is a serious injury and requires immediate medical attention.
Is It Time for a New Joint?
Millions of us struggle with pain and loss of motion because of joint damage caused by arthritis. If other treatments fail to offer relief, you may wonder about turning in your worn-out joints for new ones.
Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement is a surgical procedure to remove and replace an arthritic or damaged joint with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis.
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease that affects mostly middle-aged and older adults.
Sciatica is a pain that originates along the sciatic nerve, which extends from the back of the pelvis down the back of the thigh.
For most orthopedic disorders and injuries, more than one form of treatment may be appropriate.