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Dislocating a Hip after Total Hip Replacement is Traumatic for Patients and can be Avoided

Osteoarthritis of the hip can lead to the need for a total hip replacement, in which surgeons replace the worn, painful and often low functioning joint with an artificial prosthesis. For many, total hip replacement results in less pain, better movement and improved quality of life. This, however, is not the case for the […]

Losing or Gaining Weight after Total Joint Replacement Affects Patients’ Pain, Function and Activity Years Later

Gaining or Losing weight after total joint replacement surgery affects how patients do years after having the surgery to replace worn hip or knee joints. Those who lose weight have better function and activity levels two years after surgery than those who gain weight, according to a recent study at the Hospital for Special […]

Study Looks at Which Patients are most likely to Reap Benefits from Knee and Hip Joint Replacement Surgeries

In a new study, Canadian researchers found only about half of patients there who had hip or knee joint replacement surgery reported notable improvement in their pain and ability to move after surgery. Led by Gillian A. Hawker, MD, from the Women’s College Hospital and the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, the […]