Category Archives: Osteoarthritis

Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery is increasing exponentially, much more than other joint operations. The most common age for women to have this operation is in their mid- 60s and it is similar for men but age can range from the 30s … Continue reading

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Hip Replacement Surgery

After last week’s blog on knee replacement surgery, I thought I would follow on with information on hip replacement surgery.  As with knee joint replacement surgery, Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for hip joint replacement.  In the past this … Continue reading

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Normal healthy joints have a protective layer at the end of each bone called the cartilage.  This cartilage is smooth, strong and absorbs the stress put on the joint to protect the bone.  In osteoarthritis it becomes thin and brittle … Continue reading

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