Would you trust a robot to perform your knee or hip replacement?

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Robots have radically changed the way that delicate operations, like knee or hip replacements, can be performed.In fact, research shows that robotic-assisted surgery offers more accuracy beyond tradit...
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Here’s what you need to know about revision hip replacement surgery

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Total hip replacement is a common surgical treatment solution for people experiencing hip pain and immobility. Many elderly patients who receive a hip replacement retain that prosthesis for life. Some...
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How to prepare for your first consultation ahead of surgery

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Meeting with your surgeon for the first time to discuss your condition and treatment options can be scary, particularly if you’ve never had surgery before.Preparing ahead of your first consultation...
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How to help someone who is experiencing depression after surgery

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Many people experience feelings of depression after surgery, no matter how small or large the operation is. Surprisingly, feelings of hopelessness and sadness are not uncommon in patients who have had...
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10 common questions answered about Hip Replacements

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If you are having a hip replacement, you probably have a few questions about what you can expect from the surgery and rehabilitation. Here are answers to some of the common questions that patients ask...
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My parent needs a hip replacement: common questions answered

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Is your parent getting ready to undergo hip replacement surgery to help ease hip pain and improve their quality of life?Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about caring for mum or dad th...
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How to take care of your emotions before and after knee or hip replacement surgery

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Knee or hip replacement surgery will help reduce pain and give you a new lease on life. While the surgery will help you feel better, you may find yourself feeling nervous, fatigued or experiencing oth...
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Can I have a hip and knee replacement at the same time?

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The short answer is no. If you have experienced injury or have arthritis in both your knee and hip, your doctor might recommend that you have both joints replaced but they are not usually done at the...
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What are the options available now for hip replacements?

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Hip pain can be very difficult to deal with every day. If you are experiencing pain in your hip joint, you’re probably wondering what options are available to help you become pain-free.With improvem...
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Is Hip replacement right for you?

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If you are experiencing pain and discomfort in one or both of your hips, you might be considering hip replacement surgery. You are not alone; there are a growing number of people undergoing hip replac...
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Am I too young for a hip replacement?

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People today are living longer than ever. The bad news is that our joints, particularly our hips, haven’t been able to keep up with the wear and tear of ageing as well as the strain from obesity and...
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What activities can I do after hip replacement surgery?

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Pain in your hip can limit your movement and the activities you can participate in comfortably.Hip replacement surgery can get you back to living the lifestyle you desire, pain-free. In fact, most peo...
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Double hip replacement surgery vs single hip replacement surgery – what’s right for me?

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If the pain in both your hips is hindering you from doing the things you love, you might be recommended to undergo surgery to have both hip bones replaced.There are two options to consider when it com...
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What does life look like after a hip replacement?

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With robotic-assisted surgery increasing the accuracy of hip replacements, you can expect your life to be a lot like it was before surgery, without the pain.Your hip should return to its full range of...
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