What's New in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty - J. Stuart Melvin, M.D.
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee, which affects millions of Americans each year, is known to limit sexual activity. According to the results of research presented in Scientific Poster 023, on display in Academy Hall B, total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery improves sexual function in 90 percent of patients.
When you do core-building exercises, you strengthen the muscles in your abdomen and back. Strong core muscles take pressure off your spine and hip joints, which can help reduce arthritis pain and prevent additional joint damage. Strong core muscles can also increase stability and balance for your entire body.
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