Oh, My Aching Back — Or Is It My Hip?

Back problems can masquerade as hip problems. There is a lot of overlap between hip and back pain experts say. Learn more about how to differentiate between the two so you can pursue the most targeted treatment.

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How to Keep Sore Hips, Knees, Shoulders from Ruining Your Sleep

If you roll out of bed bleary-eyed each day, thinking, “Oh, my aching [insert painful joint here],” you’re not alone. Research shows that between 50 and 90 percent of people with chronic joint pain don’t sleep well. And, that sleep deprivation can lead to other health issues, including low energy, mood disorders and eating problems. … Read More

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Is a Hip or Knee Replacement Right for You?

As people live longer and are more active, they expect more in their golden years.  They want to move well and without pain. “Patients today aren’t as willing to live with the limitations that past generations accepted,” says Michael Bloomfield,MD, a Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon at Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic main campus. With today’s … Read More