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Avoiding a Hip Replacement [Video]

A hip replacement is not the only solution to chronic hip pain. Watch the video or keep reading to learn how to reduce your pain and avoid surgery.

Considering a hip replacement?

The number of hip replacement surgeries performed each year has doubled over the last decade.

Here are 3 ways to avoid a hip surgery:

1. Maintain a healthy weight– studies are evaluating the use of weight loss and exercise plans to delay hip replacements. Because the hip is a weight-bearing joint, losing weight can reduce wear and tear of the cartilage.

2. Get moving – having a strong core helps support spinal alignment which can prevent uneven wear from mechanical imbalance.

3. Explore treatment options – if you haven’t been introduced to non-surgical options, it’s important to get a second opinion. Request a consultation at painstopnorthphoenix.com

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