Osteoarthritis -related joint replacement surgery -- particularly for knees and hips -- has another bonus besides decreasing chronic pain: it can improve your sex life. There were male and female participants in the study, with a median age of Participants filled out questionnaires after receiving TKR or TKH replacement therapy at three different times: before the surgery, six months after the surgery and a full year after the operation.
Back to Knee replacement. It's important to follow the advice the hospital gives you on looking after your knee. In the surgical ward, you may be given a switch that enables you to self-administer painkillers at a safe rate.
Knee replacement surgery can be necessary but painful. Knowing what to expect can help you make it through your day more effectively and get the most out of your new knee. Keep reading to find out what adjustments you may need to make.
With the increasing popularity of water therapy used to PreHab joint replacement patients, we wanted to uncover the benefits of aquatic therapy, find out who should be making a splash in the pool, and ultimately, put together a water therapy resource for those with injuries or those preparing for joint surgery. This article was originally published on PeerWell --a PreHap app that helps you prepare for and recover faster from joint replacement surgery. Read more
After knee replacement surgery will I be enjoying my normal life? This is the commonest question that many people have and ask to their ortho surgeon while discussing about life after knee replacement. Although people are embarrassed to ask about the sexual activities with their partner but people always have this thing on mind as well.
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But as more boomers get hip- or knee-replacement surgery, they're finding an added benefit: a better love life. Among joint-replacement patients average age: 57 surveyed in a new study, most said their arthritis had interfered with their sex lives, the New York Times reported. After surgery, 81 percent of those who said their sex lives had suffered as a result of a bad joint said they had more frequent and satisfying sexual activity.
We respect your privacy. But for some with arthritis, there may be a way to make sexual activity more appealing again. In a small new study, researchers found that total hip or knee replacement surgery improved overall sexual function in 90 percent of patients, according to data presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthapaedic Surgeons. Unfortunately, arthritis patients often don't mention their sexual challenges to their doctors, said study co-author Jose A.