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Degenerative Arthritis Treatment With Stem Cells Helps Man in His 70s Who Was Facing Both Knee and Hip Replacements–Video by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 01 Dec 2011 4:12pm This is an interesting interview about the use of stem cells and how this man came about his treatment.  His wife has a friend who was a veterinarian that was using stem cells to help dogs, so we went on the web and found a treatment facility outside of the US.  His recovery time is sooner than most and the therapy is not for everyone, but he ... Read on »
Hire a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawyer to file a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit by Depuy Hip Replacement Lawyer Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:44am Hundreds of the 93,000-plus people who have received either of two specific DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement devices—about 1 in 8—have suffered pain and needed corrective action, known as revision surgery, within five years. This is approximately twice the industry average and has led to many courts having to handle a DeP ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Registry Information Pays Off With Hip and Knee Replacements For Patient Having Double Hip Surgery (Video) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 15 Jan 2011 3:46pm Here’s a story from a patient who had double hip replacement surgery at the Kaiser facility in Irvine, California.  I have mentioned before the registry of valuable information that Kaiser Permanente gathers on devices and outcomes.  The information contained also includes outcomes as gathered from using the PHR record (personal health record) ... Read on »
Hip Replacement Study Released - Metal on Metal Devices Are Beginning to Fail Sooner than Expected by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 7:57pm Many individuals that have had hip replacements that are metal to metal and perhaps not a combination of metal and/or other material needing to be replaced.  The article mentions the Mayo Clinic has reduced their number used by 80%.  With the metal in the body, surrounding tissue is dying and becoming inflamed, which can mean a lot of pain.  Y ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 7: Limb Length Discrepancy After Total Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm Addressing your questions and concerns "I had my left hip replaced a month ago and everything is going well except that I feel off-balance, like my left is now longer than my right."   "My Physical Therapist told me that the leg that was operated on is longer than the other.   What am I supposed to do about that?"   "Now that m ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 6: Surprising Statistics About Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm   (from  The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Volume 89-A, Number 12, December 2007) ·            The upward trends in the utilization of total hip and knee replacement between 1969 and 2003 detail the national need for these procedures. ·            The age and gender-adjusted incidence per 100,000 person-years signifi ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 13: Swelling and Bruising After Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm ·               You may have swelling and bruising around the knee or hip and down into the lower leg after your total joint replacement. ·               Bruising may last for up to 6-8 weeks.   This is part of the normal healing process. ·               Being on the blood thinner after surgery can contribute to this ... Read on »
DePuy ASR Implant Patient Discusses Her Surgeries with the ASR Hip Replacements by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 10:32pm Here’s a report on a patient that is looking at her 4th hip implant and a bit of history on the investigation as far as to how the implant was approved and if the failures should have been brought to light sooner. As timing would have it, Kaiser Permanente put out a press release today about their “registry”program that is helping find failur ... Read on »
Hip Replacement Testimony by John Elder Posted Mon 01 Jun 2009 12:00am This is from Theresa Mathes in our Austin Clinic.  John was doing Egoscue in preparation for his hip replacement.   Theresa predicted that if John worked on his posture prior to surgery, his recovery on the back end would be MUCH quicker.  Theresa predicted things correctly!  Nice work John, and congrats on the speedy recovery! ——— ... Read on »
Former Track Star Undergoes Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery at RIAO by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jan 2012 6:00am David Hagger is a former track and field runner and basketball player who has been active his entire life. By age 50 he was running five marathons a year, plus 5 K and 10 K races in between. But by age 64 he had a hard time not limping. He could barely walk up and down stairs and had trouble sleeping because of pain in his hip. David is one of 37 ... Read on »