2016

Dealing With Stress Fractures In The Legs And Feet

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If you run, walk or stand for long periods of time, then you are probably no stranger to foot or leg pain. If you're often engaged in vigorous athletic activity, such as running for competition or long-distance hiking, then you are putting a lot of pressure on these bones and could experience a foot or leg fracture if you're not careful. What are stress fractures? Stress fractures are tiny fractures (sometimes called "

16 May 2016

3 Things To Expect After A Knee Replacement Surgery

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While knee replacements typically have a good success rate, it is a major surgery and your life will be different for several months after the procedure. Knowing what to expect can help you prepare for your recovery from the surgery. The following things are common things to know after a knee replacement surgery: Hospital Stay After your knee replacement surgery is completed, you will most likely spend several days in the hospital.

15 May 2016

What You Need To Know About Knee Replacement Surgery

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Knee replacement surgery is a procedure that's frequently completed, but that doesn't mean that it isn't normal for you to worry. It's okay to be scared about the outcome of your knee replacement surgery. After all, if your knee doesn't function correctly, you aren't able to walk properly. Fortunately, learning what to expect after knee replacement surgery can help put your mind at ease. Recovery Time The amount of time it takes you to recover after knee replacement surgery depends on whether your orthopedic surgeon performs that operation traditionally or uses a method that's less invasive.

15 May 2016