Recovery from hip replacement surgery can be a long process. What should you expect? Everyone's case is different, but here's a rough outline of what will happen after hip replacement surgery - from the day of the operation to three months later.
What exercises can you do after a hip replacement operation? The secrets to a healthy recovery
If you've had a hip replacement operation – whereby a damaged hip joint is replaced with an artificial one – chances are increased mobility is one of your desired outcomes from the surgery. And although a recent survey concluded that the surgery doesn't improve the physical activity levels of patients, there is plenty you can do to help your recovery and build up your levels of fitness.
Knee pain and injuries are widespread, particularly in very active people and athletes. A hyperextended knee is a type of injury to the knee caused by the knee bending too far backward. This painful injury is often easy for a doctor to spot and treat.
New research published online in The FASEB Journal suggests that tendon stem may be able to significantly improve tendon healing by regulating inflammation, which contributes to scar-like tendon healing and chronic matrix degradation. This has implications for the treatment of acute tendon injuries and chronic tendon disease.