Using Hot and Cold Therapy After Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. People have been using heat and cold therapies to ease pain in joints for years. When you’re recovering from joint replacement surgery any relief is welcome,…

Preparing For Your Joint Replacement Surgery

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. So you and your doctor have finally decided that joint replacement surgery is your best option. There’s a lot to prepare for physically and mentally before…

Preparing for Prescription Opioids Post Total Joint Replacement

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Surgery can be stressful especially with the added stress of medication. Most doctors recommend the use of opioids for pain management with total joint replacement surgeries…

Gardening After a Total Shoulder or Knee Replacement

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Total shoulder or knee replacements are a common solution to arthritis or degeneration of the joint after injury. It’s common for people who get these procedures…

Warning: Shoulder Closed Ahead

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Shoulder injuries can be very aggravating and, in some cases, unbearable to deal with, making it difficult to get through the day. One of the most…

‘Tis the Season for Joint Replacement!

The holidays are right around the corner and before you know it your holiday festivities will be here! So, hopefully, you planned ahead this year… For many people, the holidays can be stressful enough with all the unpredictable weather, gift buying, cooking, traveling to or even arranging for family and guest visiting. Recovering from a…

Post Shoulder Surgery Meals

If you’ve recently undergone shoulder surgery, you’re likely tired of hearing about all the things you can’t do right now. No heavy lifting. Probably no driving. Watch your range of motion. Keep that arm in the sling and don’t wave it about. Alright, so these all make sense, of course. But you still have to…

Pain Management after Shoulder Replacement

* Snap! Crackle! Pop! * There are a handful of reasons to undergo a total shoulder replacement (TSA). No matter what, everyone wants a quick and comfortable recovery. Luckily, TSA is one of the most common joint replacement surgeries in the United States. Even though it is a common procedure you may have many questions…