Different Types of Hip Replacement Implants

Different Types of Hip Replacement Implants


Ultimately, the hip replacement implant you end up with is selected by your surgeon depending on fit, your arthritic damage, activity level, weight, age, and other lifestyle factors. In saying this, like most things in life, the more you know, the better you can do. Knowing about the different manufacturers,

How Would a Physician Prepare for Their Own Hip Replacement?

How Would a Physician Prepare for Their Own Hip Replacement?


This week, we spoke with PeerWell PreHab user, Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson. Dr. Chabner, MD, MPH is a Radiation Oncologist and successful business-owner who holds several patents for women’s medical products. During our interview, it became abundantly clear that Dr. Chabner wasn’t the average hip replacement candidate. For

A Hip Replacement 3 Years in the Making: "I'm Done".

A Hip Replacement 3 Years in the Making: "I'm Done".


A major part of our mission is to connect patients with better information and a supportive community of peers. We hope that these personal stories about hip and knee replacement surgery preparation and recovery, as told by PeerWell users, will help you feel less alone in your journey toward a

Independent 46-Year-Old Tackles Hip Replacement Head-On

Independent 46-Year-Old Tackles Hip Replacement Head-On


A major part of our mission is to connect patients with better information and a supportive community of peers. We hope that these personal stories about hip and knee replacement surgery preparation and recovery, as told by PeerWell users, will help you feel less alone in your journey toward a

A Guide to Building a Joint Replacement Center of Excellence

A Guide to Building a Joint Replacement Center of Excellence


What exactly does it mean to be a joint replacement center of excellence and how can a hospital or care center become one? By definition, a center of excellence (sometimes called a COE) is an established collective of physicians and administrators that band together to commit to delivering the highest

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