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Joint Replacement

Dare to Be 100: A Tale of Two Runners

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Use it or lose it is powerfully correct. But in order to use it, it is important that all the mechanical imperatives are obeyed. Our longtime shared running goal is to run until we are 100 with or without our original hardware. Remember that the devil can't hit a moving target.

This Surgery Improves Sex Life For Chronic Pain Sufferers

Posted 03.19.2013 | Fifty

Osteoarthritis-related joint replacement surgery -- particularly for knees and hips -- has another bonus besides decreasing chronic pain: it can impr...

Addressing the Obesity-Arthritis Connection

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

"It's a terrible problem," she said, "They can't exercise without pain before the operation, but if they don't lose weight, their new knee or hip will wear out and they may develop other orthopedic problems."

Baby Boomers With 'Fix-Me-Itis'

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 07.22.2011 | Healthy Living

SAN DIEGO — We're becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it's not just the Medicare set. Baby boomer bones and jo...

The Future Of Joint Replacement (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lance Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new technique of using animal cartilage and ligaments to put into human knees has revolutionized the ability for people to find joint replacement pa...