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  • Best Treatment Options for Joint Pain

    Best Treatment Options for Joint Pain

    Joint pain affects millions of people every year. Thankfully, joint pain doesn’t have to be part of your everyday life. Today, there is a wide array of nonsurgical and surgical options that can be used to treat pain in the knee or hip.

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  • The Frigid Effect of Weather on Arthritis Pain

    The Frigid Effect of Weather on Arthritis Pain

    People have believed for thousands of years that the weather affects joint pain, but there hasn’t been much scientific evidence to prove it. However, a recent study in the UK called “Cloudy With a Chance of Pain” found that some weather variables were significantly associated with increased pain.1

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  • Is Outpatient Hip Replacement Really an Option?

    Is Outpatient Hip Replacement Really an Option?

    According to a report published by Blue Cross Blue Shield in 2019, outpatient hip replacement surgeries in Illinois increased from 3% to 11% from 2010 to 2017. However, it also found that only 8% of eligible patients were utilizing outpatient hip surgery services.

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  • Texting Your Way to Recovery after Joint Replacement

    Texting Your Way to Recovery after Joint Replacement

    My philosophy as a doctor is once I get to know you as a patient and understand your goals, we work together to create a treatment plan that best suits your lifestyle.

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  • The Role of Vitamin D in Joint Replacement

    The Role of Vitamin D in Joint Replacement

    Vitamin D is essential to our health. Our bodies can only absorb calcium when vitamin D is present, so we need it for healthy bones. Vitamin D also fights inflammation and supports immune health and muscle function.

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  • Joint Pain after 50

    Joint Pain after 50

    According to lifestyle magazines, fifty is the new forty. People over fifty are more active today and aging gracefully. Unfortunately, the half century mark can take a toll on the hip and knee joints.

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