Archive | Hip Replacement

Recovery from Surgery When You Live Alone

March 28, 2018
It's been proven that people recover from surgery faster and have fewer complications when they get to recover in the comfort of their own homes from Day 1. Often, however, people ask us how they'll manage recovery from surgery at home...

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Treating Avascular Necrosis

November 17, 2017
The main reason people need a joint replacement is from osteoarthritis, but there are other joint conditions that may require surgical attention, including one called avascular necrosis. While this condition is much rarer than arthritis, it is a serious condition that...

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6 Myths about Joint Replacement

February 17, 2017
Avoiding a joint replacement? We're here to debunk some of the most common myths we hear from our patients.   MYTH #1: "A joint implant will only last me 10 years" FACT: There are a few reasons why a joint...

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Painful Joint Replacement?

January 20, 2017
Have you had a joint replacement and it's been nothing but painful? Is your joint replacement years old and you're worried it's worn out? Just like hips and knees can “go bad” (arthritis) and require a joint replacement, hip and...

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Video: Watch an Anterior Hip Replacement

December 23, 2016
Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement We provide the direct anterior approach (DAA) to the hip replacement here at MCJR. The DAA involves going around the muscles of the hip instead of splitting through them. Because of this, your hip is less likely...

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Inpatient Hospital Receives 5-Star Rating for Quality

July 30, 2016
Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services compare over 4,000 hospitals and rate them on a competitive five-star scale. This week, they published the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings and rated our inpatient facility, Franciscan St. Francis Health in Mooresville, with...

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How Do I Know if a Surgery Center is Right for Me?

May 22, 2016
There are many things to consider when searching for the right surgery center. Everyone is different, and it is important that you pick a place that makes you feel comfortable! Here are some questions you can ask yourself before taking the...

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How Does a Hip Replacement Surgery Work?

May 16, 2016
If you have tried many different kinds of treatment to combat your hip pain and feel as though your journey in life is simply getting unbearable because of the aching, stiffness, and swelling, maybe it’s time you consider a hip...

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Preparing for Post-Operation

January 6, 2016
Preparing for Post-Operation If you or a loved one will be having a joint replacement performed, there are a few things you should know about preparing your environment before you return home: The Rest Area The area where you plan...

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