FAQs People Have Before Joint Replacement
21 October 2020
Hearing the words "it's time for a joint replacement" can make your heart drop. Even if you knew that a joint replacement was on the horizon and that it's your best bet for lasting pain relief and increased mobility, you might still feel nervous. The idea of having an entire joint removed from your body and replaced by artificial materials is a bit intimidating. A lot of the fear you're experiencing, though, probably comes from uncertainty and a lack of knowledge.
3 Things To Do To Prepare For Hip Replacement Surgery
22 July 2020
If you are living with extreme pain and your mobility has been affected by hip issues, your orthopedic doctor may recommend hip replacement surgery. While hip replacement surgery is considered a major procedure, it typically has good outcomes and most people experience a vast improvement in their quality of life after the recovery period. Once your hip replacement surgery is scheduled, it is in your best interest to begin getting prepared.
Considering Foot Surgery? What You Need To Know About Post-Op Orthotics
4 May 2020
If you have foot problems that cannot be fixed with mild treatments, you may want to reach out to an orthopedist to explore your surgical options. After surgery, you'll have to follow post-op instructions outlined by your doctor. One guideline your orthopedist may recommend is the usage of orthotics. Read on to learn more about orthotics and how they can help your recovery.
What's the Purpose of Orthotics?
Orthotics are artificial devices that correct biomechanical issues and provide support.
Tips For Managing Post-Surgical Mastectomy Pain
20 November 2019
If you are getting ready to undergo a mastectomy as the first step in breast cancer treatment, you need to be sure that you are fully prepared for the recovery process and understand what it will mean for you. One of the biggest challenges of breast cancer surgery recovery is dealing with post-surgical pain. Here's what you need to know about pain management for your mastectomy recovery.
What Should You Know About Post-Surgical Pain After A Mastectomy?