A non-healing wound can be a constant source of annoyance, frustration, and pain. How fast your wound heals is a function of your overall health and how the wound has been treated. Chronic wounds usually don’t heal because something is interfering with your body’s ability to heal itself. Some of the factors that affect wound healing are:
A back problem such as severe back pain that has been going on for a long time can start to affect your mood and behavior. This in turn could affect your ability to cope with the back pain and how strongly you feel it. It is important to take control of your mental state to prevent your back problem from bringing you down.
According to a CDC report, women in general are 33% more likely to visit a doctor than men. But with the pandemic spread of the novel coronavirus, it is critical that everyone should ensure they are healthy and any medical conditions are well controlled.
There have been considerable advances in joint replacement surgery over the last decade. While in the past, you could expect to be in the hospital for at least a week after a joint replacement, today the right candidates may be discharged home on the same day as the surgery or after an overnight stay.
Have you and your orthopedic surgeon decided that surgery is the right call for you? If that's the plan of action, this article is designed to provide you with some very practical and useful tips to help make your life easier before and after the operation.