More and more baby boomers are getting joint replacements…

December 6th, 2011 No Comments

More and more US baby boomers are getting joint replacements. Even celebrities such as Billy Joel (double hip), Mary Lou Retton (hip), and Jane Fonda (knee) have undergone surgery. Aging boomers want to stay active, rather than living a more sedentary lifestyle as their parents’ generation has done. Adults in the 45-64 age group had more than 40% of the total hip/knee replacements in 2009. Read the full story at http://nydn.us/TFDsU8.

 


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