Surgery Blog Posts

Why Are Women Less Likely to Have a Joint Replacement?

Studies show that women are more likely to wait to have joint replacement surgery, even after symptoms and damage occur. Find out why gender differences affect who has joint replacement surgery.

Why Have a Double Knee Replacement?

If you have debilitating arthritis in both knees, you may be a candidate for having both knee replaced at once, known as a double or bilateral knee replacement.

5 Questions to Ask About Managing Joint Surgery Pain

When you're planning on a joint replacement surgery, it's important to know your options for pain management. Ask you surgeon these questions to find out his or her plan for managing your pain.

When Is Joint Revision Surgery Needed?

Most joint replacements last years without any problems. But as joint replacement patients get younger, an increasing number of people may need a second joint replacement, known as a joint revision surgery.

What to Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

Your hip replacement surgery is over. Now what? Here's some information you need to know on your road to recovery.

5 Quad Exercises to Do After Knee Replacement

These 5 quad exercises—plus 1 bonus execise—can help you get back on your feet after a knee replacement surgery.

17 To-Do Items Before Hip Replacement Surgery

If you're preparing for total hip replacement surgery to treat your arthritis, check out this list of considerations before surgery.

Navigating Your Health Plan to Choose the Right Surgeon

One hip replacement patient shares his experience in navigating his HMO plan to get care from the surgeon he wanted.

Anterior Hip Replacement Helps Patient Dive Back into Life

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One patient shares about his decision to have anterior approach hip replacement and how swimming aided his recovery.

11 Surgery Tips Directly from Surgeons

Via survey, we collected the best tips that readers received from their surgeons before surgery.

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