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Arthritis and Exercise

June 1, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Osteoarthritis Paramus, NJ

Osteoarthritis is one of the primary reasons behind the knee and hip procedures. While we have made it our specialty to improve the quality of life of those afflicted by the discomfort of arthritic conditions, we also recognize the value of low-impact exercise for the early management of deteriorating joints. What is Arthritis? Arthritis describes...  read more

Avoid the Pitfalls of the Pedals

May 1, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery & Replacement Paramus NJ

For ages, people of all ages have gained a lot from hopping on their favorite bicycle. As kids, many of us spent hours on a tricycle, a banana seat, or a ten-speed. Whatever your preference regarding style, there are some things that you need to about bicycling for recreation, exercise, or fundamentals like getting from...  read more

Is Hip Resurfacing the Hip Replacement Alternative Younger Patients Have Needed?

April 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Hip resurfacing arthroplasty

To have “bad hips,” you must be quite a bit up there in age, right? This is a natural perception that most people have. In truth, there are thousands upon thousands of young, active men and women who would not fit that perception, but who do have significant hip pain. If you are not familiar...  read more

3 Common Hip Injuries in Runners (and Others!)

March 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Hip Injuries

Runners are often advised on their form and frequency if they wish to avoid injuries to the various joints used on a regular basis. Hip pain is one of the most challenging of all symptoms to diagnose in runners simply do to the fact that these symptoms are seen so frequently and, also, because there...  read more

Hip Replacement: Important Notes about Aftercare

February 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
hip replacement

When hip pain keeps you from being able to live the way you would like, surgery can sound like a beneficial step. This is true for many of our patients. However, it is important to know that hip replacement surgery will require you to take some time getting back to a normal routine of physical...  read more

Exercise for Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

January 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
knee pain

When your knee joints creak and crackle and feel stiff, the last thing you may want to do is work out. As counterintuitive as it seems, exercise and the management of osteoarthritis pain go hand in hand. Scientific evidence demonstrates that lubricin, a vital joint fluid, is stimulated by physical activity. This lubricating fluid is...  read more

Low Impact Exercise may be your Key to Sustained Comfort

December 15, 2016
by Hartzband Center

Health and wellness have become a hot topic in recent years. We are living longer and staying more active into our senior years, which is a great representation of our commitment to long-term vitality. One of the problems that many people encounter at some point is the wear on their joints, or, should we say,...  read more

Degenerative Hip? Let's Talk!

November 15, 2016
by Hartzband Center
Degenerative Joint Disease

Degenerative joint disease is not a problem that is reserved for the elderly. As we have come into a new age of extreme sports, and even of a more sedentary lifestyle for many, we are finding that our joints may not be as resilient as we imagine. This could be related to diet as much...  read more

Why Age is a Critical Factor in Hip Replacement Surgery

October 10, 2016
by Hartzband Center
hip replacement

Hip replacement surgery is something you would typically expect to need in "old age." It's something that our parents or grandparents need; not something we should need. The thing is, hip arthritis or injury does not wait. There are individuals as young as their 40s or 50s who live with chronic hip pain due to...  read more

Love to Run? Here's What you Need to Know about Knees!

September 15, 2016
by Hartzband Center
knee or hip injuries

"Running will wreck your knees!" If hitting the pavement on a cold winter morning sounds like your version of Heaven on Earth, this is the kind of sentiment that you may scoff at. In the back of your mind, though, you may have caught yourself feeling a little more than a little unnerved by the...  read more