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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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Planning a Knee Replacement Surgery? Here's What to Expect
Joint Replacement Program, Knee Replacement

Planning a Knee Replacement Surgery? Here's What to Expect

Knee pain is a common problem that can be caused by many things including sports injuries, arthritis, or obesity, which may lead to osteoarthritis - a degenerative form of arthritis. Knee pain is typically treated with activity modification, painkillers and other non-surgical treatment options like physical therapy. In certain cases, however, when the pain is too severe or non-surgical treatments fail to deliver the desired results, total knee replacement surgery may be considered. If you or a loved one has been facing severe knee pain and are considering knee replacement surgeon in Plano, this blog post is for you. Learn about the pre-op care methods, the procedure of surgery, risks involved, and what to expect after the surgery.…

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Joint Replacement Surgery Gets Family Man, Matt, Back To Enjoying His Kids
Joint Replacement Program, Patient Journey, Joint replacement

Joint Replacement Surgery Gets Family Man, Matt, Back To Enjoying His Kids

Matt Korenek had always known an active lifestyle. He rode bulls in high school and college, playing some other sports in between. He and his wife work out and enjoy long walks together. But starting seven years ago, the suffering in his knee began.…

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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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World Arthritis Day
Joint replacement, Knee Replacement, Arthritis, Joint Replacement Program

World Arthritis Day

October 12th is World Arthritis Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of all forms of arthritis. 1 in 4 Americans suffer from some form of arthritis and osteoarthritis is the most common form. According to The Arthritis Foundation, “Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people. The foundation is committed to finding a cure for the millions of people who suffer from arthritis pain, including 300,000 children.”…

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