5 Exercises for Knee Pain

Suffering from knee pain? It may seem counterintuitive, but performing knee exercises will help alleviate pain and prevent future injuries. Certain exercises will help strengthen the muscles that surround the knee, reducing the amount of stress placed on the knee joint itself. Try 10 to 12 repetitions of the following exercises 2 to 3 times per week. Try not to … Read More

Hip Fracture Risk Factors

More than 250,000 adults over 65 are hospitalized for hip fractures every year. Hip injuries are most often caused by falls, but there are many risk factors and conditions that can make an individual more likely to sustain a hip fracture. You are a woman. Women are more likely than men to sustain a hip fracture—roughly 75 percent of these … Read More

Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Outcomes

Each year, more than 300,000 Americans have total hip replacements. This surgery, while common, is also extensive and requires a potentially intense and lengthy recovery. The minimally invasive direct anterior approach to hip replacement has had an extremely successful track record in returning patients to normal activity. Rather than performing the surgery posteriorly (and thus through muscle and cartilage), the … Read More