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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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Spine Surgery: When It Works and When It Doesn’t

04/01/2020

According to statistics from the American Chiropractic Association, up to 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. That back pain accounts for more than 264 million missed workdays a year and is the third most common reason for doctor visits. Our [ ... ]

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How to Prevent ACL Injuries

03/16/2020

Thousands of ACL injuries occur across the United States — mainly among athletes. But if you learn effective ACL injury prevention methods, you may avoid intense pain, enjoy a full sports season and prevent a rigorous procedure. At OrthoBethesda, we’re active promoters of preventive sports [ ... ]

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Top Reasons You Should See a Certified Hand Therapist

03/02/2020

A hand therapist is a physical therapist or occupational therapist who has spent years studying and learning how to treat patients with ailments affecting the hands, wrist, elbow, shoulders and other parts of the upper limbs. A qualified hand therapist may also meet the criteria [ ... ]

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How to Prevent Concussions for Every High Impact Sport

03/01/2020

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute (BIRI), athletes in the United States experience anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million recreation and sports-related concussions each year. This shocking statistic isn't just a number. Behind each concussion, there are concerned parents watching in the stands, worried teammates and coaches [ ... ]

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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 [ ... ]

read more

Spine Surgery: When It Works and When It Doesn’t

04/01/2020

According to statistics from the American Chiropractic Association, up to 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. That back pain accounts for more than 264 million missed workdays a year and is the third most common reason for doctor visits. Our[ ... ]

read more

How to Prevent ACL Injuries

03/16/2020

Thousands of ACL injuries occur across the United States — mainly among athletes. But if you learn effective ACL injury prevention methods, you may avoid intense pain, enjoy a full sports season and prevent a rigorous procedure. At OrthoBethesda, we’re active promoters of preventive sports[ ... ]

read more

Top Reasons You Should See a Certified Hand Therapist

03/02/2020

A hand therapist is a physical therapist or occupational therapist who has spent years studying and learning how to treat patients with ailments affecting the hands, wrist, elbow, shoulders and other parts of the upper limbs. A qualified hand therapist may also meet the criteria[ ... ]

read more

How to Prevent Concussions for Every High Impact Sport

03/01/2020

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute (BIRI), athletes in the United States experience anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million recreation and sports-related concussions each year. This shocking statistic isn't just a number. Behind each concussion, there are concerned parents watching in the stands, worried teammates and coaches[ ... ]

read more

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