hip replacement 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 Hip replacement advancements help young and old alike http://wrvo.org/post/hip-replacement-advancements-help-young-and-old-alike <p></p><p><em>More than 300,000 hip replacements are performed each year, and advancements in the surgery are giving hope to baby boomers who want to continue their active lives. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show </em><a href="http://wrvo.org/programs/take-care-wrvo-1-npr-news">Take Care</a><em>, recently spoke with Dr. Seth Greenky, a surgeon and co-director of the Joint Replacement Program at St. Joseph's Hospital about how hip replacements work, whether you're in your 20s or your </em><em>90s</em>.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:32:48 +0000 WRVO News 48489 at http://wrvo.org Hip replacement advancements help young and old alike