Joint Replacements

Buttock Pain After a Hip Replacement: Causes, Tips, and Relief

Buttock Pain After a Hip Replacement

You’ve had a hip replacement and you’re on the mend…but now you have buttocks discomfort too. Though it’s a pain in the bum, buttocks irritation after a hip replacement isn’t uncommon.  Kick buttocks pain in the “Tookus” by employing these exercises to ease your symptoms while you rehab from surgery.  Causes of Buttock Pain After …

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5 Helpful Tips to Prepare for a Total Hip Replacement Surgery

5 Helpful Tips To Prepare For A Total Hip Replacement Surgery

If you are one of the millions of people who have been diagnosed with arthritis, you may be considering a total hip replacement. This is a big decision, and it’s important that you do everything possible to prepare for it. The more prepared that you go into the surgery, the faster you’ll recover. We want …

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Total Hip Replacements and Sciatica: A Helpful Guide

Sciatica After a Total Hip Replacement

A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the diseased cartilage and bone are removed from the affected joint, then replaced with artificial materials. It’s usually done to relieve arthritis pain or, in some instances, after a severe trauma with fracture or dislocation. Each year there are over 200,000 Total hip replacements and …

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Is a Total Hip replacement Painful? A Helpful Guide

Guide to Hip Replacement Pain

A total hip replacement is one of the most common surgeries in the United States. Millions of people undergo this procedure every year, often with little or no pain afterward.  However, pain after total hip replacement surgery can be a concern for some patients. Just how painful is a hip replacement? Should you be worried …

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Weight Lifting After a Total Knee Replacement A Helpful Guide

Weight Lifting After a Total Knee Replacement

If you’ve had a total knee replacement, weight lifting and resistance training may be something that you want to consider. Lifting weights can help build muscle, improve bone density, and help maintain balance and coordination. After a total knee replacement, you must build up the muscles and gain strength in the leg. However, it can …

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9 Ways to Decrease Shoulder Pain after a Total Shoulder Replacement

9 Ways to Decrease Shoulder Pain after a Total Shoulder Replacement

A total shoulder replacement is a common orthopedic procedure to fix Osteoarthritis. Even though the surgery is becoming more common it can still be painful during the first 1-2 weeks post-operative. At times early in the recovery, it can seem that the pain is severe and difficult to get control of even with pain medication. …

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Weightlifting after a Total Shoulder Replacement: Tips, Timelines, and Instructions

Weightlifting After A Total Shoulder Replacement Tips And Instructions

Weightlifting is a great way to maintain weight, increase strength, and prevent weight gain. If you have had a total shoulder replacement surgery, then weightlifting may be something that you want to consider or return to. For some people, weightlifting can even help in the healing process of their shoulder replacement. However, it needs to …

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Total Hip Replacement – 6 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

Total Hip Replacement 6 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

A Total Hip Replacement is a procedure that has been done for decades to relieve end-stage arthritis hip pain in patients. A total hip replacement is an invasive surgery that replaces the head of the Femur and the “Socket” of the Acetabulum with new metal alloys to relieve pain from bone-on-bone wear and tear. Due …

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