Dr. Avino was interviewed live this morning on WPBF’s 9am show talking about how to get back in shape without hurting yourself.
Dr. Avino was interviewed live this morning on WPBF’s 9am show talking about how to get back in shape without hurting yourself. He was able to talk about the hottest sport in America in pickleball and hip replacement. Dr. Avino spoke in easy-to-understand terms, which is perfect for morning TV.
Can You Be Too Old or Young for a Hip Replacement?
Hip replacement is typically suitable for patients with severe degenerative hip disease, and while this usually occurs after the age of 50, younger people can develop the condition, too. In the past, orthopedic surgeon Robert J. Avino, MD, explains, surgeons advised younger patients against surgery as the joint replacements would wear down over time — especially if the young person was very active. These days, however, things are looking up.
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Robert J. Avino M.D. featured on 12 News
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