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Bone and Joint Action Week

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI), part of the Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health Bone and Joint Health, is dedicated to action and awareness during the week of October 12-20. Data shows that one in two Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder including arthritis, back pain, fracture, osteoporosis and sports trauma, just to name a few. For more information, visit >>

Hip Replacement Patients are Getting Younger

A new study shows that total hip replacement surgeries, also known as hip arthroplasty, are increasing in patients ages 45-54. Even hip replacements for patients in their teens and 20s are becoming more common place; however, alternative treatments are often preferred for younger patients before surgery is considered.

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How to prepare for hip replacement surgery

At, we firmly believe that being well-informed can help you feel more confident and relaxed as a patient. Knowing what to expect and what questions to ask may help you before you undergo a procedure, especially invasive procedures like a hip replacement.

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AAOS exercise

Check out the AAOS exercise guide for post-hip replacement patients: