Weigh the advantages and disadvantages so you can be prepared during an emergency.
Many ways of treating back pain do not involve surgery.
The stronger your muscles are going into surgery, the better recovery will be.
Healing, and activity, are progressive. Tips for gradually regaining pain-free movement.
A look at the conditions that might lead to surgery, and how to tell if knee replacement surgery might be right for you.
A look at the disorders that might lead to total hip replacement, and the criteria for what makes a good surgery candidate.
Paying attention to the health of your knees is important even after surgery.