After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home - New York Times
After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home
By Jane E. Brody April 24, 2017
Growing numbers of Americans are outliving their joints. More than a million operations are done annually to replace worn-out knees and hips, and that number is expected to skyrocket in the coming decades as the population ages.
Joint replacements typically restore lost mobility, making it possible for people to get health-enhancing exercise and enjoy countless activities that require movement.