Knee replacement is in fact the most common joint replacement surgery with over 721,000 surgeries being performed in the US. The number of knee replacement surgeries have increased by over 161% between 1991 and 2010.
Sometimes the excess pounds stubbornly refuse to leave your frame no matter what you do. If traditional methods of losing weight such as diet and exercise have not been successful in giving you the desired results, perhaps it is time you consider bariatric surgery.
More than 600,000 individuals undergo knee replacement in the US every year and in the process, regain or retain their ability to lead productive and active lives. If your knee pain is constant and forces you to compromise on activities or hobbies that you enjoy and you are considering knee replacement but are hesitant,
Most Americans put on a few pounds during the holidays. That in itself would not be so bad, except more often than not, this excess weight is never lost. The battle to shed this extra weight is never an easy one. But the good news is that you don’t have to fight this battle if you can prevent it from happening in the first place!
Heartburn or acid reflux is a burning sensation experienced in the chest, which occurs when this muscle weakens and the digestive juices from the stomach spill over into the food pipe, causing severe damage. Greater than 60 million adults in America experience heartburn at least once a month and about 15 million suffer with daily symptoms.
You may have sudden sharp pain in your hip or constant pain that makes it hard to sleep. Whichever it is, how will you know when it’s time to consider total hip replacement surgery? If you’re reading this blog, the thought of hip replacement has likely crossed your mind at one time or another.