Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement The largest joints in the human body are the knees and having them healthy and functional is vital to performing many everyday activities.  Difficultly doing simple activities like walking or climbing stairs and feeling pain while sitting or lying down, may be symptoms of damage due to arthritis or injury.  When nonsurgical Read More

Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

If common activities such as walking, sitting and standing become painful and difficult it may be because your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture, or some other conditions. This may also cause your hip to be stiff making it difficult to put on socks and shoes.  You may even feel discomfort while resting. If Read More

Hip Replacement Surgery in Mexico

Hip Replacement Surgery in Mexico

Total hip replacement surgery, also known as hip arthroplasty, was first performed in the early 1960’s. Since then the procedure has been giving victims of hip joint failure a new lease on life, rather than being confined to a wheelchair for the remainder of their years. Since those very first successful operations, around half a Read More

5 Tips for a Successful Hip Replacement Surgery

5 Tips for a Successful Hip Replacement Surgery

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, there are more than 285,000 hip replacement surgeries performed in the United States each year, up more than 25 percent in just five years. Total hip replacements are on the rise. Though it has become a common procedure that is done every day in many places, a Read More

RETURNING TO WORK AFTER A KNEE REPLACEMENT

RETURNING TO WORK AFTER A KNEE REPLACEMENT

A major concern for people considering a knee replacement is if they will be able to return to work after surgery. A study recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons shows that most people are able to return to work after a total knee replacement, even those with physically Read More

Recovering from hip, knee surgery

Recovering from hip, knee surgery

Though knee and hip replacement surgeries can still result in some pain, the surgical procedures have improved significantly in the last 20 years making it a more bearable solution. Additionally, these new techniques coupled with improved anesthesia methods have reduced the risks of infections and blood clots and have cut recovery times. However, patients still Read More

I HAVE JOINT PAIN. WHAT DO I DO?

I HAVE JOINT PAIN. WHAT DO I DO?

As we age, it is typical to start having pain in your joints, most commonly in the knees, hips and hands. But how do you know when this joint pain is more than normal and something that a doctor should evaluate? If your pain begins to limit what you used to do (golf, biking, or Read More

Orthopedic Surgeries

Orthopedic Surgeries

If you’ve been injured in an accident, suffer from a sports injury, arthritis or other degenerative joint disease, or just have too much mileage on those aging bones, Los Algodones offers a variety of solutions in orthopedics.  Orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons are trained to find lasting solutions to problems that develop in the bones, joints, Read More