hip osteoarthritis

Prevent Hip Replacement

How do you prevent hip replacement? I wrote several articles on the process of getting a hip replacement. I had one reader / follower ask, what can you do to prevent a hip replacement? I thought it was a fair question and wanted to give some options in a post that […]

Prevent Hip Replacement

Prince Hip Replacement – Did Prince Need Hip Replacement Surgery?

There has been much discussion since the musician Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) died in April at the age of 57 and why he died so suddenly. Prince’s autopsy report indicates an overdose of fentanyl – an opioid. Some have questioned the factors that led to the overdose and Prince’s use […]

Did Prince need a hip replacement?

Politicians with Hip Replacements

Politician with Hip Replacements – Politicians are not immune from issues with their hips. Many have very athletic pasts and may have served or been injured in wars. These stories of men and women who served in government positions are often unique and interesting. Politicians with Hip Replacements – John […]

Politicians with Hip Replacements - John Kerry

Hip Replacement History

Hip Replacement History – Early Years This post details hip replacement history. When the first hip replacements were attempted, surgeries were not total but hemi-arthroplasty or partial hip replacement. The results were unsatisfactory. Late 1800s, early 1900s – Surgeons used various tissues, fascia lata, skin, pig bladder and submucosa between […]

Hip Replacement History

Hip Replacement Types

Hip replacement surgeries are the most successful orthopedic procedures today. In the United States alone, hip replacement surgeries are performed over 300,000 times a year. Hip replacement types vary depending on a patient’s age, activity, disease and injury. Although hip replacement surgery may be required for various reasons, it is often […]

Questions and Answers about Hip and Knee Joint Replacement

The following is a guest post by the team of Hipjointpain.info, portal. Types of surgeries, progress of the surgery, what a patient can expect immediately after the surgery, complications, repeated surgeries and other information. Transplantation of the hip or knee joint are common surgical procedures. The affected part of the […]

7 – Musicians with Hip Replacements

Like many of us, famous musicians suffer from disease-like hip osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis. On stage performances sometimes work hips and knees hard and break down necessary cartilage. Read on and see how some very famous musicians went through hip replacement surgery. Billy Joel In November 2010, Billy Joel underwent […]

8 Athletes With Hip Replacements

It seems that star athletes who have had hip replacements – rather than television and screen stars – are more inclined to admit they had surgery. Professional sports athletes train and play hard and push their bodies to new heights. Hours of training and practice can put strain on and further damage […]

Hip Inflammation Treatment for Hip Pain

The following post is the conclusion of a series on nondrug pain relief treatments for hip pain. In this post, I will focus on hip inflammation treatment for arthritis through therapies, vitamins and minerals. According to the Arthritis Foundation, most focus of treatment for hip pain should be nondrug. Again, […]