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There was no significant change in physical activity 6 months after total knee or hip joint replacement surgery, despite improvements in quality of life, pain and physical function, according to published results.“Total hip and knee arthroplasty procedures are among the most common elective surgical procedures in the United States,” the researchers wrote. “By 2030, an expected 11 million Americans will have undergone total knee or hip arthroplasty.”NEXT ARTICLE
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...