Tag Archives: hip replacement

Nov
28
2012
Senior Lady Holding Hands with Young Caretaker

Q1. My mother is 87 and has arthritis in her knees and hips. It’s difficult for her to get around without the use of a walker or wheelchair, but she … More…

Nov
21
2012
Dr. Figgie

Q1. What are some of the biggest mistakes patients make when starting physical therapy after total hip replacement? One of the biggest mistakes patients make is that they try to … More…

Oct
17
2012
Operating room at Hospital for Special Surgery

Q1. I’m concerned about getting an infection from hip surgery. What does the hospital do to prevent infection? At HSS, we take a number of steps to reduce the risk … More…

Jul
30
2012
Senior couple resting after exercising

While total hip replacement (THR) surgery is still a major operation, your quality of life after the operation will enhance, leaving you with significantly less pain and with marked improvement … More…

May
16
2012
Dr. Joseph Lane, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Why is it that despite the amount of milk we consume in our country, osteoporosis is still a widespread issue? Is it true that one can have strong bones … More…