joint pain http://wrvo.org en Hip hip hooray! One of the most common joint replacement procedures greatly improved http://wrvo.org/post/hip-hip-hooray-one-most-common-joint-replacement-procedures-greatly-improved <p>In the past, <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hipreplacement.html">hip replacement surgeries </a>were generally reserved for elderly people. Long recovery times and expensive materials sometimes deterred people from getting the procedure. But, as minimally invasive techniques and materials have improved in recent years, the population of people getting hip replacements has changed as a result.<br /><br />This week on Take Care, <a href="http://www.sosbones.com/our-team/doctors/joint-replacement/seth-s-greenky-m-d/">Dr. Seth Greenky</a> discusses the current state of hip replacement surgeries. An associate professor in orthopedics at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, Dr. Greenky also co-directs the Joint Replacement Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital, also in Syracuse.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Greenky.</strong></p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 48510 at http://wrvo.org Hip hip hooray! One of the most common joint replacement procedures greatly improved Osteoarthritis affects millions, but who's most at risk? http://wrvo.org/post/osteoarthritis-affects-millions-whos-most-risk <p>It may be common to have pain and stiffness in your joints -- especially as you age-- but what’s the difference between routine pain and a serious disease? This week on “Take Care,” we talk to <a href="http://robertshmerling.gather.com/">Dr. Robert Shmerling</a> about <a href="http://www.bidmc.org/YourHealth/BIDMCInteractive/HealthyIs/ForFutureUse_DoNotPublishFolder/Osteoarthritis.aspx">osteoarthritis</a>, the most common form of arthritis, which affects millions of people. Shmerling an associate professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, senior medical editor at Harvard Health Publications and associate physician and clinical chief of rheumatology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Shmerling.</strong></p><p> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 41650 at http://wrvo.org Osteoarthritis affects millions, but who's most at risk?