Why Physical Rehab Is Important To Your Joint Replacement
One in five Americans over the age of 65 has had a joint replacement, says Dr. John Xenos, orthopedic surgeon and principal of Colorado Orthopaedics in the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree.
Replacing parts: Joint surgery can bring back life’s pleasures
Ask Jim Rice how bad the pain in his hip was, and he finds no need for contemplation. “It was a 10,” he replies instantly. Yet the tough Colorado outdoorsman is also quick to add that it wasn’t so much the pain, but what the pain took away, that pushed him through his orthopedic surgeon’s door.