Facts About Hip and Knee Replacement

Facts About Hip and Knee Replacement

Once considered high-tech, joint replacement has now become very common. In fact, statistics show that more than one million hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed annually. And that’s in the United States alone. Undoubtedly, the popularity of the procedure can be attributed primarily to its life-changing attributes. Studies indicate that a staggering 90 percent of individuals who have had joint replacement surgery experience enhanced mobility and significant pain relief. When is hip and knee replacement necessary? There are certain key elements surgeons take into consideration before joint replacement surgery…

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