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Around 54 million Americans live with arthritis, causing chronic pain. If you are one of them, you may be nervous about having joint replacement surgery. New techniques have made recovery easier and less painful, leading to a life-changing reduction in chronic pain for many.
Get the details about common, safe procedures from providers who perform them. Join Kariline Bringe, M.D.; Nathan D. Johnson, D.O.; and Charles Nolte, D.O. ― all orthopedic surgeons at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse ― to learn about joint pain, options for treatment and how new innovations are revolutionizing joint replacement.
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It's now possible to return home the same day after knee or hip replacement surgery. Learn about this safe option and the "prehab" you'll get the day before.
Your shoulder can develop a buildup of calcium deposits as you age, causing pain, stiffness and limited mobility. Learn about 6 benefits of a new nonsurgical procedure to remove those deposits.
Waiting for surgery rarely is fun. That's why the Orthopedics team across two cities came together to speed up Laurie Bakkum's knee surgery during the pandemic and get her moving pain free again quickly.
Hip pain became so unbearable for Laura Williams that she had to quit her job. Find out how a hip replacement got her moving like she hadn't been able to for years.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how surgery is approached. Learn about safety precautions used in hospitals, and what you can do to protect yourself and others.
Have you ever started a new fitness journey only to be plagued by boredom or new aches and pains? Get tips for avoiding boredom and injury with physical activity.
After age 30, you start to lose bone mass. Get 5 tips to build stronger bones and combat that loss.
Lying, sitting, standing and walking with poor posture can put major strain on your body. These suggestions will help improve your posture.
Knee pain is one of the most common complaints of Americans of all ages, and the location and severity varies with each person. Get the facts on common causes and solutions.
Falls can happen to anyone. But the older we get, the more brittle our bones can become. Read a Q&A about falls and how to prevent them.
Patients recovering from stroke and orthopedic surgery, and children experiencing speech difficulties are among the growing number of patients now using video visits. Discover the benefits of rehab therapy video visits.
Find out how Mayo Post Acute Care helped Jim return home after he sustained serious injuries from an accident in Nevada.