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  • Hip Replacement Surgery Dos and Don'ts

    It is common to be discharged home or to a rehabilitation facility within two to four days after your hip replacement. Dr. William J. Hozack, an orthopedic surgeon at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, who was quoted in an article in the New York Times, stated that patients tended to be happier when they are able to recover in their own homes. Being at home also reduces your chance of blood clots, falls and infections.

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  • Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Broken Hips in Dialysis Patients

    Drugs commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may raise the risk for hip fractures among dialysis patients by nearly 20 percent, a new study suggests.

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  • Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery

    During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts.

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  • Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients

    Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.

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  • Hip arthroscopy innovation represents paradigm shift for the surgery

    Orthopedic surgeon Michael Salata, MD, Director, Joint Preservation and Cartilage Restoration Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Associate Team Physician, Cleveland Browns, is the first in Northeast Ohio to employ a new technique that lessens complications when performing hip arthroscopy.

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