Men With Secondary Osteoporosis: Why Should It Concern You?


If your orthopedic doctor diagnoses you with male secondary osteoporosis, you may think that all you need to do is increase your calcium intake to strengthen your bones. Although you should get more calcium in your diet, it may not be enough to protect your weakened bones from osteoporotic fractures. Osteoporotic fractures can be painful when they occur, as well as have lifelong effects on your overall health. Here are valuable things to know about secondary osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures.

29 November 2016

Knee Replacement Surgery: What To Know About Your Initial Recovery Phase


If your orthopedist, or bone doctor, plans to perform a total knee replacement, or TKR, surgery for you in the near future, you may worry about your recovery time and what to expect during it. According to NHS Choices, you spend anywhere from three to five days in the hospital post surgery before you return home to complete your recovery. Your initial recovery phase at home may take a few weeks to complete, and you'll need physical therapy and your doctor's help to do so.

17 October 2016