January, 2015

Direct Superior Approach Hip Replacement Surgery

Monday, January 19th, 2015

As new technologies are introduced to the marketplace, hip replacement surgery is becoming a viable option for an increasing number of patients.  As a result of these new technologies, The Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois is excited to offer the latest in total hip replacement surgery using the direct superior approach. What is a direct superior approach? The...  read more

Fragile Bones of Modern Humans Result From Reduced Physical Activity

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The comparatively light bone structure of modern humans compared to early human species and other modern primates may be due to the modern abandonment of the constant physical activity that was inherent in the life of early hunter gathers, according to an international team of researchers. This knowledge may aid in prevention ofosteoporosis and hip...  read more

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