Beaufort Memorial’s Living Well Blog brings health and wellness to Lowcountry living.

Patient Profile: Michael H. Says Hip Replacement Was Right Decision

Posted by Living Well Team on Jun 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

After Michael Hudson learned he had avascular necrosis in both hips, he turned to board-certified orthopaedic specialist Dr. Edward Blocker for a solution to the tremendous pain. Dr. Blocker replaced both of Michael's hips with an artificial joint designed for younger, active patients like Michael.

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Topics: Orthopaedics

A Primer on Preventing Bone and Joint Problems

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Feb 22, 2017 2:42:40 PM

Training for any type of sport without proper conditioning can cause all kinds of setbacks — and a great deal of pain. It isn’t just athletes who need to worry about sports injuries. The greatest at risk may be out-of-condition weekend warriors because of their sporadic exercise. 

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Topics: Orthopaedics

How Can Advances in Technology Benefit Joint Therapy?

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Feb 15, 2017 11:56:51 AM

Recent advances in medical technology that allow for minimally invasive, smaller incisions mean easier and faster recovery times for our patients.

Beaufort Memorial Hospital orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kevin Jones focuses on adult joint reconstruction, specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery. Take a quick look inside different joint replacement surgery options available at Beaufort Memorial.

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Topics: Orthopaedics

Why Have Hip Replacement Surgery Close to Home?

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Jan 25, 2017 10:27:00 AM

Here at Beaufort Memorial, our joint replacement team has one focus: helping you live well. Our skilled board-certified orthopaedic surgeons are committed to helping you restore and improve your quality of life.

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Topics: Orthopaedics

Going through the Motions: Your Joints' Adult Years

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Nov 9, 2016 5:16:02 PM

Now that you know about childhood joint development, let’s look at how joints fare during adulthood. By the time you reach the age of 20, you and your joints will have already taken about 35 million steps. That’s equivalent to crossing the United States six times!

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Topics: Orthopaedics