| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have severe arthritis in my hip and have been looking into hip replacement surgery. Would the direct anterior approach work for someone like me? When can I expect to resume my normal activities after this surgery? I'm 53 and in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes hip instability and hip dysplasia in infants? How effective is treatment in correcting this problem?
ANSWER: Hip instability and hip dysplasia are two related but not identical hip conditions in children. The earlier...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
When it comes to playing two sports at the professional level, the degree of difficulty has increased since Bo Jackson starred as a running back for the Raiders and outfielder/designated hitter for the Royals, White Sox and Angels in the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Seven local residents will receive free hip and knee replacements as part of a broader outreach to patients who cannot afford to pay for the operations. The outreach effort, Operation Walk USA, is helping coordinate the surgeries in nearly 30 states....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Think officiating at the Super Bowl would be a bit more daunting than having a routine orthopedic procedure? Just ask legendary National Football League (NFL) …...
| Oct 25, 2012
A car accident stole Philomena Russum's mobility. The oncoming driver turned left and smacked into her car, breaking her hip.
After hip replacement surgery, Russum found it difficult to walk on her own. She applied for, and received, a handicapped...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:47 PM
uNA fundación para combatir la artritis celebrará una caminata este sábado en Davie para crear conciencia sobre esta enfermedad que afecta a millones de personas en todo el país.
A continuación, un comunicado de prensa de la firma, Team Makoplasty:
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients having a hip or a knee replaced have a higher risk of heart attack in the two weeks after the procedure compared to those who don't need joint surgery, according to a new study.
People having joint surgery had...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Kevin Walsh became a ring leader in one day's work.
In the his first boxing match, the longtime Laguna Beach resident made the most of his chance at the Ringside Masters World Championships, held March 30 and 31 at Kansas City, Mo. The newly minted...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Two months after hip replacement surgery, Scott Ebert's leg started giving way. His joint began slipping. Razor blades of pain pierced his foot. An inexplicably large bruise grew along his calf. An excruciating burning feeling filled his hip. His ears...
| Feb 18, 2013
Location, location, location: Its importance can't be underestimated for orthopedic surgeon Anthony Carter, former chief of surgery and director of adult reconstruction at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News. The first in Hampton Roads to...