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Hip Replacement (INACTIVE)

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  • Before hip replacement, consider all options for treating hip arthritis

    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...
  • Early diagnosis, treatment of hip condition in children improves chance of successful outcome

    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...
  • How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round

    How a 'million-dollar patient' got off a medical merry-go-round
    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. Her...
  • Bo still knows

     Bo still knows
    Bo knows. 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...
  • 7 people to receive free hip and knee surgeries

     
    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....
  • Alden Estates of Skokie Scores a Touchdown with Legendary NFL Ref

     
    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) …...
  • Problem Solver: Fire hydrant, handicapped parking at odds

    Problem Solver: Fire hydrant, handicapped parking at odds
    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...
  • Caminata contra la artritis el sábado en Davie

    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:  ...
  • Hip and knee replacements tied to heart attack risk

    Hip and knee replacements tied to heart attack risk
    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...
  • First time for everything

    First time for everything
    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...
  • Mounting trouble with artificial hips

    Mounting trouble with artificial hips
    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...
  • New approach to knee surgery spares tissue

    New approach to knee surgery spares tissue
    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...