Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.
We all have aches and pains, and while some are intermittent, others are chronic. Hip pain is one of those which can affect all your movements and life activities. Most doctors recommend that you rely on other more conservative treatments before deciding on hip surgery, but sometimes surgery is needed. Here are 7 signs it may be time for a hip replacement.
If your hip pain is holding you back from doing the activities you love, a hip replacement may be recommended. The hip specialists of OrthoNY are highly experienced in hip replacement surgery, including outpatient hip replacements for those who are candidates for the procedure.
Here’s what you should know about the benefits of outpatient hip replacement surgery.
Did you have an aunt while growing up who could always predict a storm was brewing because her shoulder pain got worse? To our amazement she was usually right. The pain wasn’t in her imagination because there are definitely some changes that happen to our joints when temperatures drop. Let’s discover how cold weather affects arthritis and joint pain.
When you have joint pain, it becomes top of mind every time you move. It doesn’t matter if it’s your knee, elbow, hip, or shoulder. Move, and there’s pain. It limits your ability to participate in sports, to exercise, play with your children or grandchildren, and it interferes with just plain everyday activities. So, what is the tipping point of joint pain, and when is it time to see a specialist?
The hip joint is the largest joint in our bodies, and as we age, there are a number of conditions that can lead to hip pain and a reduced range of motion. If you are suffering with minor or long term hip pain, consider the frequent causes of hip pain and how OrthoNY can help.
You toss, you turn, and you get zero sleep.
If that sounds like a regular night for you because of hip pain, you’re probably going to want some relief as soon as possible. The first course of action is to figure out the root of that pain, so here are a few things you may be experiencing, along with some tips on how to help ease the pain.
Join Dr. O’Connor of OrthoNY for an open discussion on current surgical approaches to hip replacements. Dr. O’Connor will discuss when each approach might be appropriate, and the journey from surgery to recovery. There will be a question and answer session at the end of the seminar.
When: March 6, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saratoga Hospital | 211 Church St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
First Floor Classroom
Call (518) 580-2450, or visit https://saratogahospital.org/services/classes/
On November 7th, 2018, from 6-7 pm EST, Dr. Daniil Polishchuk, MD of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of more about hip pain and what treatment options are available for patients, including:
> Pain Relief Injections
> Physical Therapy
A Q&A session will follow the seminar. Light refreshments will be available.
On November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, Dr. Congiusta of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of hip & knee joint pain, what you can do to manage these pains, and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients.