Orthopedics

Total Joint Replacement

Learn about diagnosis and treatment options for total joint replacement. 

Ocean Medical Center
October 17 | 3 - 4 p.m.

Hackensack Meridian Health Village at Jackson
November 14 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule or to register for an upcoming program, please call 1-800-560-9990.


Health Tip: Help Prevent Bone Fractures

-- More than 53 million people in the United States have osteoporosis or are at higher risk due to low bone mass, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says.

If you're at greater risk of osteoporosis, how can you reduce your chances of developing a bone fracture? Here are the agency's suggestions:

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Orthopedics

Prolonged use of opioid painkillers before total knee or hip replacement may greatly increase a patient's risk of repeat surgery and hospitalization, a new study says.

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