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The Joint Replacement Pre- and Post-Surgery Journey

The Joint Replacement Pre- and Post-Surgery Journey

Whether it was an injury or the natural aging process that caused damage to your joint, your joint replacement journey has begun. While any type of surgery can be intimidating, a joint replacement can help you achieve better mobility and make it easier to go back to the activities you love.

Natural Ways to Increase Your Fertility

Natural Ways to Increase Your Fertility

When you’ve decided to grow your family, trying to conceive is often a fun and exciting journey for you and your partner to experience. However, there might be times when unexpected bumps in the road make the process stressful. The truth is that roughly 15% of couples trying to get pregnant experience infertility issues.

The Risks of Delaying Joint Replacement Surgery

The Risks of Delaying Joint Replacement Surgery

There are so many systems in the body that make it human nature to avoid painful situations. It’s part of the reason why it’s so common for people to deal with pain rather than go to the doctor to risk the chance of having to get surgery. After all, many people are afraid of getting surgery because they assume that it will be a painful, expensive and lengthy journey to full recovery.

However, avoiding surgery, especially when it’s related to a joint, can actually worsen any symptoms you’re experiencing. The truth is, delaying joint surgery comes with a variety of risks to your overall wellness.

How Long Does It Really Take to Get Pregnant?

How Long Does It Really Take to Get Pregnant?

Congratulations, you’ve decided to grow your family by trying to conceive with your partner. When you’re in the early stages of trying to get pregnant, it’s natural to feel some anxiety about the process. Questions like “What if I can’t get pregnant?” or “How long will it take me to conceive?” might start to run through your head.

  • Written by: Dave Ommen
When Can I Drive After Orthopedic Surgery?

When Can I Drive After Orthopedic Surgery?

Did you know that one of the most common questions asked after an orthopedic surgery is “When can I start driving again?”

What Questions Should I Ask During My First OB Appointment?

What Questions Should I Ask During My First OB Appointment?

Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life! But behind all that excitement, you probably have a million questions – especially if this is your first pregnancy.

  • Written by: Dave Ommen
What Is Sport Medicine and How Can it Help You?

What Is Sport Medicine and How Can it Help You?

While you're undoubtedly familiar with Nike shoes and apparel, you may not know about the brand’s corporate mission. Nike's founder Bill Bowerman once stated, "If you have a body, you are an athlete."

Safe Ways to Lose Weight After Pregnancy

Safe Ways to Lose Weight After Pregnancy

Your body goes through its fair share of changes during pregnancy, and yes, that includes gaining weight. You’re growing an entirely new human being, after all! While you tolerate it during your pregnancy, you’re probably hoping to drop the weight as quickly as possible once your baby is born.

  • Written by: Heather Foy
Is it Time to See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

Is it Time to See a Sports Medicine Doctor?

What's the first thought that comes to your mind when you hear the term "sports medicine doctor"? It's natural to think of major sports organizations like the NHL, MLB or NFL. For that reason, you might think that sports medicine doctors are only meant to treat professional athletes.

Your Guide to Flu Season During Pregnancy

Your Guide to Flu Season During Pregnancy

The autumn season means pumpkin patches, changing leaves and excitement around the holidays. Unfortunately, fall also means the start of flu season. In previous years, you’d just get a flu shot and forget about it.

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