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To Replace or Not to Replace, That is the Question

While our premier issue of HealthQuest InterActive answered a number of questions about hip pain, it led to several others about hip replacement. Readers wanted to know who should have hip replacement surgery and when; an excellent question without a universal answer. However, here are some criteria to help candidates and their caregivers make an informed decision.
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Written by Brooks Juneau

April 25, 2008 at 3:37 pm

Posted in Hip

When Hip Pain Won’t Wane

Hip pain is a symptom created by an array of causes and conditions. Any pain is a signal from the body to let you know something is wrong. Hip pain should not be ignored, tolerated or medicated, as it can be an insight into the genesis of future musculoskeletal problems. Instead, the cause should be ascertained immediately to determine the most appropriate course of treatment. This proactive approach can prevent additional problems and help avoid invasive treatments.
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Written by Brooks Juneau

March 1, 2008 at 3:21 pm

Posted in Hip