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Managing Osteo-Arthritis in the Hips Dear Fellow Well-mates, I wanted to share with you some ideas of dealing with osteo-arthritis in the hips—and trying to avoid hip replacement surgery, or at least delay it as long as poss ...
Jan 24 2007 1:06pm
... lower back but also butcher knife pain in my hip. Doctors can't find out what that is but ... more
Feb 27 2009 1:10pm
Hip Replacement Hello I am a 72 yr old woman and I have just found out that I may  need to have hip replacements for both hips but the left one is worse than the right so will have this one done first. Is there ...
Feb 04 2010 11:54am
Athletes recover faster from surgery with exercise Athletes recovering from knee cartilage surgery do themselves a favor in the long-run if they get back in the game sooner. German researchers found patients who engaged in competitive sports once a se ...
Aug 25 2007 6:16am
Obesity surgery triples among U.S. teens The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests. While the procedure ...
Mar 05 2007 2:22pm
Or better yet, a Wii is a good compromise. Just kidding- go outside. more
Mar 06 2007 9:59am
Book explains mom's plastic surgery to children here's a book due to be released on Mother's Day called "My Beautiful Mommy," created to help children understand their mother's plastic surgery. Click on the link above to read the article. I'd love ...
Apr 18 2008 6:26pm
How do we then teach our daughters about self esteem and true self worth? "Cut it away a ... more
Jun 20 2008 6:52pm
Bariatric Surgery Experience in Panama with PlacidWay Eric De Ycaza from AWP interviewed Mr. Donald MacGillivray, from Ontario, Canada, who came to Panama for a Bariatric Surgery to be performed at Hospital Santa Fe.  The surgery was scheduled for toda ...
Jul 02 2010 2:11am
Former marathoner gets back in routine after surgery After an unexpected surgery interrupted her fitness routine -- which had included a weekly 8-mile power hike that had just conditioned her for a 13.1-mile half-marathon -- Lisa Snider said she knew s ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Acupuncture helps reduce post-surgery pain A research by Duke University Medical Center says that using acupuncture before and after a surgery showed reduction in the amount of pain felt by patients. Once, I was a non-believer in these an ...
Oct 19 2007 6:22am
walking after surgery I must confess to having had “a little work done” in the past. When you have had surgery, what with the pain and painkillers, you definitely don’t feel like doing anything, let alone walking. But yo ...
Dec 20 2007 10:11pm
Workout after back surgery I would like feedback on good workout (mat, reformer, and cadillac exercises) for someone recovering from microdisectomy (L2/L3). He has completed physical therapy and been cleared for Pilates.
Jun 08 2008 6:20pm