Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pre Op Exercises for Knee Replacement Improve Surgical Outcome

If you are about to have surgery it is wise to do pre op exercises for knee replacement. In this article from the Mercury on pre op exercises for knee replacement this is referred to as pre-habilitation and is described Doing pre op … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Treatment for Osteoarthritis – does it work?

There is lots of talk about stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis. It is being heralded as the biggest step forward in treatment since the joint replacement. But is this justified? This is a letter from a nurse who has undergone stem … Continue reading

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Hip Replacement Operation Video

This hip replacement operation video is from YouTube and is quite good. It explains the procedure simply and in non medical terms. The pictures are not too graphic but the audio of the sawing is and the hammering made me cringe!

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