2021

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Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Eight years ago, I tore the meniscus in my left knee while squatting down to dust the furniture in my living room. Initially, I assumed the pain would subside in a few days. Unfortunately, the pain, and swelling, only got worse over time. So, I underwent surgery to remove the part of my meniscus that was torn. Unfortunately, I’ve developed osteoarthritis in this knee during the years since my surgery. I’ve tried several home treatments to relieve my symptoms. Sadly, none of them have worked. Because I miss my active lifestyle, I’m considering making an appointment with an orthopedist. On this blog, you will discover the latest trends in osteoarthritis treatment.

Anticoagulant Therapy Following Hip Replacement Surgery

26 March 2021
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If you are anticipating major surgery, then your physician may recommend stopping prescription anticoagulant medications and aspirin a week or more prior to your procedure. This is to reduce your risk for abnormal bleeding during your surgery. Following your hip replacement, however, while you recover in the hospital, your doctor will probably prescribe anticoagulants to lower your risk for a deep vein thrombosis or blood clots. Here are some things you should know about post-operative anticoagulant therapy following your hip replacement surgery. Read More …