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8 Signs To Know If You Need Hip Replacement Surgery

Dated on: 04/03/2019 | Post By: orthobethesda

An ailing hip can make doing the things you love uncomfortable or even impossible. If you're struggling with hip pain or stiffness that prevents you from performing your normal, everyday activities, you may find that hip replacement surgery could have a profound impact on your life — relieving your painful symptoms and increasing your mobility and ability to function. However, for some, conservative treatments are completely sufficient. How Do You Know If You Need a Hip Replacement? How do you know the right option for you? Let's take a look at eight signs that will help you decide if you need hip [ ... ]

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Winter Injury Prevention Guide

07/06/2020

It's rather unfortunate that many people suffer needlessly from winter injuries that could easily be prevented. With following these simple winter injury prevention tips, you can enjoy a safe winter season instead of lying down in a recovery bed. Take time to read these helpful [ ... ]

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Natural Remedies to Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

07/01/2020

Quick Navigation What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? How to Treat Carpal Tunnel at Home Professional Medical Advice When to See a Physician Get Help for Your Wrist Pain With OrthoBethesda   Wrist pain can sometimes be the result of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). If left [ ... ]

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When You Can Bend Over 90 Degrees After Hip Replacement

06/15/2020

Hip replacement surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon to remove a hip joint with arthritis. The old joint gets replaced with an artificial joint, so the patient can enjoy lasting relief. Recovery from hip replacement surgery is a gradual process which requires the patient [ ... ]

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The Difference Between Rotator Cuff Tears and Shoulder Tendonitis

06/01/2020

Most people experience some shoulder pain from time to time, whether from repetitive motion, overextension or another injury source. When the pain doesn't go away, however, it can cause significant issues in everyday life. Identifying the source of the problem is the first step to [ ... ]

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Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy

06/01/2020

Many people confuse occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT). The two fields offer hands-on rehabilitation to help clients regain independence in their activities, but they use different approaches. Here’s a brief explanation of the difference between OT and PT. What Is the Difference Between [ ... ]

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What to Wear to Your Physical Therapy Appointment

05/18/2020

If you’re going to see your physical therapist, then you may wonder what clothes you should put on. While there's no dress code established for patients who need physical therapy, some types of clothing will help your treatment while others won’t benefit you at all. [ ... ]

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How to Become a Physical Therapy Assistant

05/04/2020

If you love being active and have a passion for helping others recover from an injury and regain their fitness, then you should consider becoming a physical therapist assistant (PTA). This is a rewarding job that’s currently in very high demand. Here are some reasons [ ... ]

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How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

05/01/2020

If you notice a sharp pain shooting through your wrist, you might think it's nothing more than a cramp. But if you continue to experience discomfort in your hands and wrists, you might begin to wonder if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) [ ... ]

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How Long Does Hip Replacement Surgery Take?

04/20/2020

"How long does a hip replacement last?" is one of the most frequently asked questions by patients. Most patients are concerned about the amount of time they’ll be under the influence of anesthesia and the length of time for recovery. The truth is that with [ ... ]

read more

Winter Injury Prevention Guide

07/06/2020

It's rather unfortunate that many people suffer needlessly from winter injuries that could easily be prevented. With following these simple winter injury prevention tips, you can enjoy a safe winter season instead of lying down in a recovery bed. Take time to read these helpful[ ... ]

read more

Natural Remedies to Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

07/01/2020

Quick Navigation What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? How to Treat Carpal Tunnel at Home Professional Medical Advice When to See a Physician Get Help for Your Wrist Pain With OrthoBethesda   Wrist pain can sometimes be the result of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). If left[ ... ]

read more

When You Can Bend Over 90 Degrees After Hip Replacement

06/15/2020

Hip replacement surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon to remove a hip joint with arthritis. The old joint gets replaced with an artificial joint, so the patient can enjoy lasting relief. Recovery from hip replacement surgery is a gradual process which requires the patient[ ... ]

read more

The Difference Between Rotator Cuff Tears and Shoulder Tendonitis

06/01/2020

Most people experience some shoulder pain from time to time, whether from repetitive motion, overextension or another injury source. When the pain doesn't go away, however, it can cause significant issues in everyday life. Identifying the source of the problem is the first step to[ ... ]

read more

Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy

06/01/2020

Many people confuse occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT). The two fields offer hands-on rehabilitation to help clients regain independence in their activities, but they use different approaches. Here’s a brief explanation of the difference between OT and PT. What Is the Difference Between[ ... ]

read more

What to Wear to Your Physical Therapy Appointment

05/18/2020

If you’re going to see your physical therapist, then you may wonder what clothes you should put on. While there's no dress code established for patients who need physical therapy, some types of clothing will help your treatment while others won’t benefit you at all.[ ... ]

read more

How to Become a Physical Therapy Assistant

05/04/2020

If you love being active and have a passion for helping others recover from an injury and regain their fitness, then you should consider becoming a physical therapist assistant (PTA). This is a rewarding job that’s currently in very high demand. Here are some reasons[ ... ]

read more

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

05/01/2020

If you notice a sharp pain shooting through your wrist, you might think it's nothing more than a cramp. But if you continue to experience discomfort in your hands and wrists, you might begin to wonder if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)[ ... ]

read more

How Long Does Hip Replacement Surgery Take?

04/20/2020

"How long does a hip replacement last?" is one of the most frequently asked questions by patients. Most patients are concerned about the amount of time they’ll be under the influence of anesthesia and the length of time for recovery. The truth is that with[ ... ]

read more