“We’re pregnant!” We’ve all heard a man say this when excitedly sharing the news that he is going to be a dad. It’s great that men are excited, while we’re ...
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Two of the keys to keeping your kids healthy: nutritious food and physical activity. The benefits of fitness for kids cannot be overstated. Eating healthy by itself may not be enough to keep the risk of obesity at bay during childhood. Swapping screen time for fun physical activities is a huge first step. The average [...]
Orthopedic surgery in general—and joint replacement surgery specifically—isn’t usually an emergency. You can schedule surgery on your own terms, giving yourself time to plan and prepare for the surgery itself. Take the time beforehand to make arrangements for caregivers and think about how you will manage the recovery process. Preparing for Joint Replacement [...]
You’re mentally prepared for hip replacement surgery. You have your warm socks to wear post-op and your DVR packed with shows to watch when you get home. So what is the recovery process like? Everyone’s experience is different, and you should talk to your doctor about what you can expect. But here’s a basic timeline [...]
When you find out that you need surgery, your mind probably starts spinning with a million different questions. You want to make sure you get all of them answered, but where should you start when so much information needs to be gathered? 1) Take a deep breath. Clear your mind. 2) Take out a notepad, [...]