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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 the right option for you? Let's take a look at eight signs that will help you decide if you need hip replacement surgery. 1. You Have Chronic and Significant Pain Damage [ ... ]

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What Makes a Good Physical Therapist?

02/17/2020

A physical therapist helps you relieve pain, restore mobility and restore the function of any injured part of your body. Therapists play an important role in reducing the time needed for recovery. To be a good physical therapist, you need to be kind and patient, [ ... ]

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5 Foods That Can Relieve Your Joint Pain

02/03/2020

If you have frequent joint pain, you can reduce your pain and inflammation by improving your diet. You may ask, "What foods help with joint pain?" Certain foods can help relieve joint pain caused by arthritis, inflammation and trauma. While you may not like all [ ... ]

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The Real Dangers of Flip-Flops

02/01/2020

It’s the telltale sign that summer has arrived — when flip-flops become the go-to footwear on every pair of feet. While you cling to your favorite pair of open shoes for convenience and comfort, experts cringe at the idea of people wearing them daily. While [ ... ]

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10 Steps to Achieving Better Posture

01/20/2020

There are many benefits of good posture, like helping you avoid back and neck pain. Improving your posture also enhances circulation and digestion while allowing you to breathe properly. At OrthoBethesda, we sometimes receive inquiries for posture surgery. But we prefer to help you learn [ ... ]

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How to Prevent Dance-Related Injuries

01/06/2020

Dancing is fun, exciting and requires strength and flexibility. Without the proper skills and dexterity, a dancer can become injured. Whether you love dancing, are a parent of a dancer or are a trainer, it's important to know the most common injuries and how to [ ... ]

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How To Keep Your Hips and Knees Healthy At All Stages of Life

12/31/2019

The top cause of disability in the United States among adults is arthritis — around 54 million adults have received a diagnosis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, estimated to affect around 31 million individuals in the U.S. alone. Knees Knees are important for your body to function [ ... ]

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Seven Recovery Tips for Broken Wrist Injuries

12/23/2019

A broken radius is a common fracture of the upper limb. It can occur if you fall or if you’re involved in high-impact sports like football. It’s also common among people with osteoporosis. If you have received treatment for a broken wrist and wear a [ ... ]

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Everything To Know About Tommy John Surgery

12/15/2019

More and more people around the U.S. are participating in sports. Baseball, one of America's favorite pastimes, saw a 21% increase in participation from 2014 to 2018. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, more than 15.5 million played baseball as of last year. Additionally, nearly [ ... ]

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How to Know if You Tore Your ACL

12/09/2019

An ACL injury is usually a sprain or tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). This ligament is one of the largest and most important on your knee. A tear usually occurs while playing sports that require jumping, landing or a quick change in direction [ ... ]

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What Is Kyphosis?

12/04/2019

Kyphosis, also known as hyperkyphosis, is an excessive curvature of the spine. While our backs have a natural curve to them of about 20 to 45 degrees, hyperkyphosis exists when the curve in the back is more than a 50-degree angle. Kyphosis causes the upper portion of the [ ... ]

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What Makes a Good Physical Therapist?

02/17/2020

A physical therapist helps you relieve pain, restore mobility and restore the function of any injured part of your body. Therapists play an important role in reducing the time needed for recovery. To be a good physical therapist, you need to be kind and patient,[ ... ]

read more

5 Foods That Can Relieve Your Joint Pain

02/03/2020

If you have frequent joint pain, you can reduce your pain and inflammation by improving your diet. You may ask, "What foods help with joint pain?" Certain foods can help relieve joint pain caused by arthritis, inflammation and trauma. While you may not like all[ ... ]

read more

The Real Dangers of Flip-Flops

02/01/2020

It’s the telltale sign that summer has arrived — when flip-flops become the go-to footwear on every pair of feet. While you cling to your favorite pair of open shoes for convenience and comfort, experts cringe at the idea of people wearing them daily. While[ ... ]

read more

10 Steps to Achieving Better Posture

01/20/2020

There are many benefits of good posture, like helping you avoid back and neck pain. Improving your posture also enhances circulation and digestion while allowing you to breathe properly. At OrthoBethesda, we sometimes receive inquiries for posture surgery. But we prefer to help you learn[ ... ]

read more

How to Prevent Dance-Related Injuries

01/06/2020

Dancing is fun, exciting and requires strength and flexibility. Without the proper skills and dexterity, a dancer can become injured. Whether you love dancing, are a parent of a dancer or are a trainer, it's important to know the most common injuries and how to[ ... ]

read more

How To Keep Your Hips and Knees Healthy At All Stages of Life

12/31/2019

The top cause of disability in the United States among adults is arthritis — around 54 million adults have received a diagnosis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, estimated to affect around 31 million individuals in the U.S. alone. Knees Knees are important for your body to function[ ... ]

read more

Seven Recovery Tips for Broken Wrist Injuries

12/23/2019

A broken radius is a common fracture of the upper limb. It can occur if you fall or if you’re involved in high-impact sports like football. It’s also common among people with osteoporosis. If you have received treatment for a broken wrist and wear a[ ... ]

read more

Everything To Know About Tommy John Surgery

12/15/2019

More and more people around the U.S. are participating in sports. Baseball, one of America's favorite pastimes, saw a 21% increase in participation from 2014 to 2018. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, more than 15.5 million played baseball as of last year. Additionally, nearly[ ... ]

read more

How to Know if You Tore Your ACL

12/09/2019

An ACL injury is usually a sprain or tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). This ligament is one of the largest and most important on your knee. A tear usually occurs while playing sports that require jumping, landing or a quick change in direction[ ... ]

read more

What Is Kyphosis?

12/04/2019

Kyphosis, also known as hyperkyphosis, is an excessive curvature of the spine. While our backs have a natural curve to them of about 20 to 45 degrees, hyperkyphosis exists when the curve in the back is more than a 50-degree angle. Kyphosis causes the upper portion of the[ ... ]

read more