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hip replacement

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The right pace

Joint replacement surgery meant Tom Tellier had to give up running—but he ultimately gained a pain-free life with plenty of activity.

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Joined at the hip—and knees

For one Michigan clan, joint replacement has been a family affair overseen by longtime doctors and the family's nurse.

Joint replacement myths and facts

The rules have changed.

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‘Given me my life back’

Despite therapy and other treatments, Billie Ann Primmer’s hip pain became so intense she couldn’t walk. Hip replacement surgery offered hope.

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A leg up for caregivers

Before taking her mom home after hip surgery, Emily Adamczyk got a confidence boost from a joint replacement class for caregivers.

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‘You’ve gotta keep moving’

Triathlete Rob Norris is in his mid-70s, with hip replacement surgery in his rear-view mirror. Nothing has slowed his training regimen.

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Stepping out with a new hip

Mary Howell had no idea how quickly she'd rebound from her joint replacement surgery.

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‘Scars are nothing’

A veteran of multiple joint-replacement surgeries, Chelsee Stark volunteers her insight and skills to help others.

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‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

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‘It’s been a miracle’

With new hips, Jeremiah New is starting life anew and leaving the pain behind.

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‘Something to fight for’

Paralysis forced Gene Halbert to learn how to walk again. He tackled the challenge with grit and determination.

Don’t delay joint replacement

If you think you're too young, think again—quality of life diminishes for those who wait too long to replace a bad joint.

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