Joint diseases, particularly osteoarthritis, have been identified as the main cause of movement limitation and disability among Americans. It is estimated that around 50 million people are suffering from these conditions and this expected to increase as more people advance in age. These conditions have also been the number reason for most hip replacement surgeries.
While many patients may have resumed their previous quality of life with total hip replacement, taking this option is really a big Read more [...]
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women may be more at risk to experience hip replacement failure. This is one of the reasons why recipients of these hip implants are filing lawsuits against some of the orthopedic companies, for instance, Stryker hip recall lawsuit.
The study which was funded by the Food and Drug Administration found that women are 29 percent more likely to have a revision hip surgery to correct the adverse effects of metal-on-metal Read more [...]