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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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What Is Hip Replacement Surgery & Do You Need It?
Hip Replacement, Hip Pain, Joint replacement, Joint Replacement Program

What Is Hip Replacement Surgery & Do You Need It?

Hip replacement surgery involves replacing portions of the hip joint with prostheses (implants). Most people undergo hip replacement surgery so they can move and walk without excruciating and chronic pain and stiffness often associated with degenerative issues such as arthritis.…

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Finding Solutions for Your Hip Pain
Joint replacement, Hip Pain, Hip Replacement

Finding Solutions for Your Hip Pain

Your hip joint not only bears the majority of your weight — it must do so while allowing for the wide range of motion that’s required as you walk, sit, bend, and twist. If you’re currently suffering from hip pain brought on by arthritis, injury, or wear and tear with age, you should know that Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery physicians offer both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for hip problems.   Our team is the right choice for treatment options to get you back to your active lifestyle.  Whether you need physical therapy, medication, or total hip replacement surgery, we’ll provide the solution that’s right for you.…

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Hip Replacement Surgery Gets Master Naturalist Hiking Pain Free
Patient Journey, Joint replacement, Hip Replacement

Hip Replacement Surgery Gets Master Naturalist Hiking Pain Free

As an avid hiker and Master Naturalist, Stephanie was determined her hip pain wouldn't stop her from enjoying the outdoors. After putting up with the pain for several years, Stephanie sought treatment with Dr. Donald Hohman, an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery.…

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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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Why Joints Hurt
Joint replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Why Joints Hurt

If you are experiencing joint pain, it is important for you to discuss this with your doctor. A careful history and physical examination including X-rays of the affected joints are the main ways your doctor can help you make an accurate diagnosis. If the cause of your pain stems from osteoarthritis, treatment depends on how far the disease has progressed and how bad and how long your joints have been hurting.…

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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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Fast Facts About Hip Arthritis & Total Hip Replacement
Medicine News, Joint replacement, Hip Pain, Hip Replacement

Fast Facts About Hip Arthritis & Total Hip Replacement

If you’re currently suffering from hip pain brought on by arthritis or other causes, treatment options are available to help you get back to living an active lifestyle.…

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