Joint replacement can improve patient...

Joint replacement can improve patients' sex lives

There are 3 comments on the St. Petersburg Times story from Apr 11, 2013, titled Joint replacement can improve patients' sex lives. In it, St. Petersburg Times reports that:

Replacing a bad or diseased hip, as shown in the image at far left, with an artificial joint can relieve pain, improve mobility - and boost a patient's sex life. Before Mary Ann Oklesson, a Manhattan magazine publisher, had both hips replaced a few years ago, the pain of arthritis made it difficult to walk, exercise or even climb into a ... (more)

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Kansas City, MO

#1 May 4, 2013
Hip replacement is often the last solution to individuals with painful joint problems. The complication rate following hip replacement surgery is very low. However, it is important to always understand with potential complications (no matter how small the risk) when considering any operation. To know more, refer at
Eva P

San Jose, CA

#2 May 8, 2013
Well, I don't know if this is the same for everyone as there are many complaints with regard to the implants. I even read some disturbing news online and at the depuypinnaclelawsuit. com that the failure rate among women is much higher.

West Chester, PA

#3 May 8, 2013
Oh my hip is so shot. No sex life now because of the pain and lack of movement in the joint. Not to mention the pain meds. God I hope it will get better after the THR.

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