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When Is It Time for a Knee Replacement?

Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common procedures in the United States, with more than 790,000 performed each year. Deciding the time for knee replacement needs to be determined by you and your doctor, but certain factors make it more likely, according to experts at Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California. Bad […]

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4 Sneaky Causes of Back Pain

Ongoing achiness or sudden and sharp, back pain is a common complaint. Injuries, heavy lifting, and getting older are things that likely come to mind when wondering, “What happened?” But there are many lesser known causes to be aware of—and ways to avert them. Here are a few you may not have heard of yet: […]

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Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement, is surgery to remove and replace an arthritic or damaged joint with an artificial joint (called a prosthesis). It may be considered only after other treatment options have failed to provide pain relief or disability.