What’s New

May 3, 2021
By the year 2030, as many as 1.28 million Americans will get new knees every year. But with improvements in parts, technology and surgery, it could mean longer lasting replacements.
May is Arthritis Awareness month and hip dysplasia is one of the leading causes of hip arthritis. Now, doctors are preserving patients’ hips and reducing their need for a later hip replacement.
When medication and braces fail to ease ankle pain, surgery may become an option. Now, virtual reality is allowing doctors to customize the surgery before patients enter the OR 
The CDC reports that over a third of all Americans eat fast food on any given day. Learn some surprising side effects of what could happen if you gave up fast food
One in every three women will develop some type of cancer during her lifetime and spotting the signs early can save lives. Details on symptoms you shouldn’t dismiss.

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Wound Healing Gel Leaves No Scar
Philip Scumpia, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Quote of the week:

We are our own worst enemies and as a coach you can help people recognize that, raise their self-awareness and then see if they change or do anything about it.” 

— Graham Potter

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