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Advances Make Hip, Knee Replacements Last Longer

Tags: chronic pain, hip pain, hip replacements, knee arthroscopy, knee pain, knee replacements

Hip and knee replacements eliminate pain and improve movement. They are also becoming more common in younger, more active patients. Learn about the latest innovations as both prosthetics and surgical techniques improve.


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Is a Hip or Knee Replacement Right for You?

Tags: chronic pain, hip pain, hip replacements, knee pain, knee replacements

As people live longer and are more active, they expect more in their golden years. They want to move well and without pain. For some, hip or knee replacements can help. But joint replacement isn't a solution for everyone. Find out if it's something to consider.


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A Hip Replacement Is Good for Your Heart

Tags: heart disease, hip replacements

In patients sidelined by painful osteoarthritis, knee or hip replacement helps restore mobility. A recent study found that people who had knee or hip replacements also had a lower risk of heart disease.


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Exercise to Prep Your Joints for Surgery

Tags: chronic pain, exercise, hip replacements, joint pain, knee replacements

Your chronic joint pain might make exercise tough, but studies show that preconditioning before hip or knee surgery can make for an easier recovery and less post-operative pain.


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Joint Replacement Surgery Gets ‘Smarter’

Tags: chronic pain, hip replacements, joint pain, joint replacement, shoulder, shoulder pain, shoulder replacements

Correct placement of artificial joint implants is one of the biggest challenges in joint replacement surgery. “SmartBones” technology helps surgeons pinpoint exactly where the new joint needs to go.


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Enjoy Sex More After Hip Replacement

Tags: hip replacements, joint pain, orthopaedic, sex, sexual health

For people in need of hip replacement, sex can be extremely painful. The good news is that once the joint is replaced, you can resume having sex within six to eight weeks – and it’s often better than it’s been for years.


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Joint Agreement: Using Imaging for Custom Fit (Video)

Tags: hip, hip replacements, joints, knee replacement, musculoskeletal injuries, orthopaedic, shoulder

Orthopaedic sugeons are using dramatic advancements in imaging to customize joint repair and monitor patients after the operation.


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Chat With a Doctor: Hip and Knee Replacements

Tags: chat with a doctor, hip replacements, joint pain, knee replacements, orthopaedic, osteoarthritis, RA, rheumatoid arthritis, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about hip and knee replacements from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at noon (ET).