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Aging Increases the Risk of Hip Osteoarthritis

Aging Increases the Risk of Hip Osteoarthritis

January 22, 2021

Doctor in Article:

Aging Increases the Risk of Hip Osteoarthritis
Dr Tai Cheh Chin

Dr Tai Cheh Chin, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialist Centre (OSC) talks about how aging increases the risk of osteoarthritis.


Key Takeaways:

  • Osteoarthritis (OA) can strike wherever bones are linked with each other in the body and there is movement
  • Those 65 years old and above have 60% chance of suffering from Arthritis
  • Replacement surgery only takes 1 and a half hours
  • By not addressing the problems early on, it may lead to knock-on effects and cause other problems

 

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About OSC:

Orthopaedic Specialist Centre (OSC) is the brainchild of four highly-experienced Malaysian orthopaedic specialists, who have come together to create an innovative centre of excellence purely focused on bone and joint care. Using their decades of experience in practice, they have embarked on a new mission for Malaysian orthopaedics. At OSC, the patient’s journey from treatment to recovery is accompanied by elevated levels of personalised expertise and empathy, in order to make a real difference to our patients’ lives. In contrast to large, faceless hospitals, OSC is a uniquely intimate medical boutique, one that puts meticulous, tailored care at the heart of the patient experience. OSC aims to redefine orthopaedic care in Malaysia, by making world-class treatment comfortable, cost-effective and attainable for the whole community. For more information, please visit www.oscortho.my

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