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Exercise supports stronger hips


Last updated 7/18/2019 at 5:05pm

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A proactive approach that focuses on strengthening and protecting the hips can help aging men and women reduce their risk of one day needing hip replacement surgery.

TEMECULA – Surgery is not an inevitable side effect of aging. In fact, men and women over 50 can employ various preventive techniques to strengthen their bones and joints in the hopes of avoiding the surgical wing of their local hospitals.

According to AARP, more than 370,000 men and women undergo hip replacement surgeries in the United States each year. Some may think such surgeries are a final solution to their hip pain, but that might not be the case, as AARP said than one in 10 hip replacement recipients will need a second procedure for any number of reasons, including infection or m...

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