4 Hip Replacement Behaviors for Success

Having hip pain, waiting on hip replacement surgery, and going through hip replacement surgery are not the easiest things to do. If you suffer from him pain due to arthritis, hip dysplasia, or some form of hip injury – you may not be able to enjoy some of your favorite […]

Dental Prophylaxis – Confusion of Guidelines

Several weeks ago, I wrote about American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines for antibiotic premedication (dental prophylaxis) prior to dental procedures for those who have had total joint replacements. The first post is found HERE. Everything in that post was correct, but it didn’t […]

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 […]

DVT PE and Bloodclots

DVT, PE  and blood clots, are very serious conditions which are still not widely understood by the non-medical world. The conditions came to the public’s attention after NBC News reporter David Bloom died suddenly in 2003 from a PE (pulmonary embolism) while embedded with the army during the beginnings of the […]

Dental Prophylaxis – Antibiotic Premedication for Dental Procedures

I wrote the following blog post after researching a topic someone on Instagram triggered. I was asked if people who had total hip replacement HAD to take antibiotics prior to going to the dentist – for any procedure. I commented back that I was told I had to take antibiotics […]

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 […]

7 Celebrities With Hip Replacements

It is interesting and sometimes inspiring for us to know of celebrities with hip replacements. We might say, ‘If this celebrity can make it through a hip replacement, I certainly can.’ Often, celebrities and politicians will have hip replacement surgery – and rehab – in secret: they will emerge after […]

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, […]