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With the number of total knee and hip replacements on the rise, doctors are looking for ways to reduce the amount of care needed after surgery. Rehabilitation (physical therapy before surgery) could help patients recover faster and save money. Rehabilitation following knee or hip replacement is the standard of care.

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PAIN FREE JOINT MOVEMENT

The term arthritis literally means inflammation of a joint, but is generally used to describe any condition in which there is damage to the cartilage. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury. The warning signs that inflammation presents are redness, swelling, heat and pain.

REGAIN THE STABILITY & FUNCTION

Hip joint and knee joint replacements are helping people of all ages live pain- free, active lives.

Joints are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth and low-friction movement of the joint. If the cartilage becomes damaged by disease or injury, the tissues around the joint become inflamed, causing pain. With time, the cartilage wears away, allowing the rough edges of bone to rub against each other, causing more pain.

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Washington Joint Institute
The Camalier Building
10215 Fernwood Road
Suite 502
Bethesda, MD 20817
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301-530-1010
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