Pre and post-procedure care for hip replacement

Hip replacement is a surgery where a damaged portion of your hip is removed. Your doctor replaces the damaged hip with new prosthetic parts. These parts are normally formed by metal, very hard plastic, or ceramic. The surgery also called total hip replacement or total hip arthroplasty. The purpose of the replacement is to reduce pain and improve functioning.

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There can be many underlying reasons which lead to the need for hip replacement. Injuries, medical conditions like arthritis caused by regular wear and tear or an overactive immune system that erode cartilage or inadequate supply of blood to the ball are some common reasons. Many symptoms indicate that you should consider replacement surgery. If you have constant pain despite medication that interferes with walking and sleeping, you should go for the replacement. Additionally, you may feel difficulty rising from a sitting position or going up and down the stairs. 

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Journal Mondial De Chirurgie Oto-Rhino-Laryngologique

Au cours des dernières décennies, la chirurgie esthétique faciale a connu une croissance importante, non seulement en quantité mais en qualité. Des améliorations constantes de la technique chirurgicale ainsi que de la stratégie de traitement se sont développées naturellement grâce à une meilleure compréhension de l’anatomie faciale et du processus de vieillissement. Peu de procédures ont vu autant d’innovations au cours des années que la procédure de lifting. Dans cette optique, il est difficile de croire que le lifting a un peu plus de 100 ans.

Alors que la chirurgie esthétique est relativement banale et socialement acceptable dans la société moderne, ses débuts au début du 20ème siècle étaient de nature secrète. Il y avait une animosité envers les procédures esthétiques, même de la part des chirurgiens qui effectuaient secrètement les opérations. Dans les années 1920, la communauté médicale américaine a tenté d’interdire la chirurgie esthétique. Cela a incité les … Read More

Do You Suffer From Acid Reflux? These 5 Travelling Tips Will Help You

We need to travel for many reasons such as for work purposes or leisure. Many people suffer from acid reflux and if you’re one of them, travelling can cause a lot of anxiety because if not well handled, you may end up triggering symptoms that cause great discomfort especially when you are away from home. Constant movement, changes in the environment as well as a departure from your daily routine can be extremely challenging. However, you don’t need to panic because with proper planning and preparations, you can travel smoothly and comfortably. Here are 5 tips to help you enjoy your journey irrespective of the mode of transport you choose to travel with.

Sleep In The Right Position

Unfortunately reflux often worsens at bedtime and therefore, you need to ensure to sleep in the right position preferably on your side to avoid discomfort. People with regurgitation of acid and heartburn … Read More

Common Causes of An Overactive Bladder (OAB)

When your bladder is unable to hold urine as it is supposed to, you’re most likely suffering from OAB (Overactive Bladder). Many people who have this condition get depressed and feel stigmatized because it is often associated with leaking urine. Because of this, many people choose to suffer in silence but the truth of the matter is there are many such similar case so you’re not alone.

Statistics have shown that approximately 33 million Americans suffer from OAB. In order to understand this condition, it is important to understand what causes an overactive bladder. There are different causes of OAB and it is critical to urgently deal with the symptoms in good time and get medication. Individuals with OAB usually have to urinate over eight times in a single day and multiple times at night. It’s worth noting that this condition can either exist on its own or be caused … Read More

Natural Remedies to Help You Effectively Deal With Insomnia

We are all familiar with how uncomfortable it gets when you go to sleep at night and all you end up doing is to toss and turn the entire night. In most cases, you will wake up feeling sick, tired and lazy. Insomnia is a real problem that we all face at one point in time. Many people however do not realize that lack of enough sleep goes beyond feeling sleepy and tired the next day. When you suffer from Insomnia for an extended period of time, you are at risk of compromising several key body functions which can trigger other ailments.

Insomnia has serious effects on the body and should therefore, be treated with the seriousness it deserves. If you notice, you’ve not been sleeping well for several days, it’s time to take action and see how this problem can be corrected. According to a recent Harvard survey, one … Read More