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What to Consider When it Comes to Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement, Joint Replacement Program, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Dr. Hohman

What to Consider When it Comes to Joint Replacement Surgery

Find out which approach suits you best and what to expect post-surgery for a pain-free, quality-enhanced life.…

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All In The Family - Husband and Wife Undergo Joint Replacement And Get Back To Life, Together
Joint replacement, Dr. Hohman, Patient Journey

All In The Family - Husband and Wife Undergo Joint Replacement And Get Back To Life, Together

Concerned about the recovery from joint replacement surgery Ron has been putting off hip replacement surgery. But he wasn't the only family member that needed joint replacement. His wife, Cora, and son, Matt both suffered from joint pain and needed a solution too. That's when the Joint Replacement Program at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery became a family name for them.…

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Wear and Tear on Your Joints: 5 Factors to Consider
Joint Replacement Program, Dr. Hohman, Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement

Wear and Tear on Your Joints: 5 Factors to Consider

For several years, joint replacements have been the most common elective surgeries in the United States. It appears those numbers will continue to grow. At a meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) it was reported that the average age for hip replacements is getting younger, and the number of men getting these new joints is increasing. The AAOS says that the most common total joint replacement procedures in the United States are total knee replacements (about 700,000 a year) and total hip replacements (about 400,000 a year) and "the advances over time have been remarkable." In many cases the total joint replacement procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, with patients returning home on the same day of surgery.…

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From Hip Replacement to Alaskan Adventure: A Patient Story
Patient Journey, Joint Replacement, Dr. Hohman, Hip Replacement

From Hip Replacement to Alaskan Adventure: A Patient Story

For her 50th wedding anniversary, Candis Zechmeister is going to Alaska — and she’ll be enjoying the trip pain-free, thanks to Dr. Donald Hohman.…

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Snap, Crackle, Pop, Ouch! Are Your Joints Trying to Tell You Something?
Medicine News, Dr. Hohman, Joint replacement

Snap, Crackle, Pop, Ouch! Are Your Joints Trying to Tell You Something?

Popping backs, knees that crack when you stand up, wrists that snap when you rotate them— we’ve all had experience with talking joints. But what are they trying to say, and should you be concerned?…

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Joint Replacement: When Medicine and Physical Therapy Aren’t Enough
Medicine News, Dr. Hohman, Joint replacement

Joint Replacement: When Medicine and Physical Therapy Aren’t Enough

Millions of Americans experience varying degrees of joint pain due to arthritis or injury, but if you’re one of them, it doesn’t mean you have to sit out life on the sidelines.…

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'Take a Hike!' For Your Well Being
Medicine News, Dr. Hohman

'Take a Hike!' For Your Well Being

Did you know that hiking can burn 400-700 calories per hour and is easier on the joints than running? Here's how to get started safely.…

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Alleviating Joint Pain with Braces
Medicine News, Dr. Hohman

Alleviating Joint Pain with Braces

If taking a break from regular activities isn’t cutting it but you’re not quite ready for physical therapy or injections, an orthopedic brace might just be the ticket.…

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