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.
Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that seeks to establish healthy equilibrium and function within the body. The integrative approach to Medicine in the U.S. has led to widespread acceptance of acupuncture for a variety of different diseases and conditions.