People who return to high impact sports following hip replacement surgery enjoy a higher quality of life, but their device generally fails faster than less active patients due to wear and tear, according to a study published recently in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. A growing number of people who undergo hip replacement surgery want to get back to high impact activities such as jogging or soccer as soon as possible, and doctors often make recommendations to their patients about choosing lower impact activities. But no study has confirmed whether these activities affect the lifespan of hip implants. ... Read More
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