When is it Time to Consider Hip or Knee Surgery
October 25, 2016•11 min
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, almost 1 million joint replacements are done each year in the United States. When is it time to consider a joint replacement? Do you have to wait until the pain is unbearable?As you age, joints begin to wear out and cause pain. If physical therapy, medications and other conservative measures haven’t brought lasting relief, joint replacement surgery at Tidelands Health can help you return to the life you love. Listen in as Daniel Single, MD explains that when knee or hip pain severely limits your ability to walk, work or perform even simple activities, it might be time to consider knee or hip replacement surgery.