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Hips For You is a guide to Total hip replacement(THR) , hip problems and hip treatments. Hips For You is not controlled by medical companies, doctors or hospitals. It it a patient to patient guide featuring:

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Speed heals with new same-day hip and knee surgery

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…Two local orthopedic surgeons, Robert Zehr and Kurtis Biggs, are blazing the trail offering outpatient-based total hip and total knee replacement surgery. It could be mainstream in a few years. The Seaside center at 1879 Veterans Park Drive, opened Nov. 1. Zehr and Biggs are two of eight physician partners in the 6,700-square-foot surgery center with two operating rooms and 15 employees. “Why would you want to be in the hospital?” Zehr said. “It’s for sick people.”… Read the Rest

Hip Replacement Effective for 10 to 20 Years in Juvenile RA Patients

Read Complete Article Here …A recent study concluded that these young people face the same concerns about artificial hip longevity as their older counterparts — and often for a longer period of time… …It has been determined that hip replacements are effective for 10 to 20 years in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), also called juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), the autoimmune form of arthritis that can strike at any age…
A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City found that total hip replacements lasted at least 10 years in 85 percent of juvenile arthritis patients, and that they lasted 20 years in 50 percent of patients.
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Computer Assisted Total Hip Replacement Surgery By Dr. Mayuri Meshram

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Computer assisted surgery is a revolutionary medical technology which offers surgeons the proficiency to operate with advanced visualization resulting in better outcomes in surgical procedures. Computer assisted surgery is often referred to as the surgical navigation owing to the fact that it works much alike GPS navigation system used in an automobiles and thus enables the surgeon to trace the location of the surgical instruments and implants relative to the anatomy of the patient’s body in real time. Surgical navigation is the leading edge medial technology that was first introduced and implemented for the neurosurgical procedures wherein every millimetre matters and surgical precision stands extremely important, but now it is
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Undergoing an Orthopedic Surgery? Tips to Select Your Surgeon

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Orthopedic ailments related to knee, hip, neck and spine are on the rise, due to the stresses of the modern life style, poor food habits and lack of physical activity. Several forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis etc., also cause the wear and tear of joints. Conservative treatments involving physiotherapy, muscle relaxant drugs and accessories such as neck braces for cervical spondylosis are the first line of treatment. However, when the extent of damage is big, an orthopedic surgery becomes necessary. Orthopedic surgeries such as knee replacement have come a long way in helping patients get a much needed pain relief. It was first performed in the
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Personal Stories 2014 – 2016

Personal Stories 2014 – 2016

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