Dealing with Airport Metal Detectors After a Hip Replacement

Transportation by plane is considered to be a fast and efficient way to travel by most people. However, when one has a metal implant inside the body, it may get a little tricky. In a single year alone there are thousands of men and women who go throu

Revisiting the Times of the DePuy Hip Recall

DePuy Orthopaedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, manufactured two of its hip replacement to cater to the needs of those people suffering from unbearable joint pains on the hip, medical experts say. Nowadays, not only aging people are suffering from

How Much DePuy Settlement Is Worth?

DePuy Orthopedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, in 2010 made a voluntarily recall on its hip replacement devices after receiving thousands of complains for being defective, experts says. At present, DePuy Orthopedics is facing about 8,000 lawsuits

Can A Person With DePuy Hip Implant Join Triathlon?

Triathlon is fast becoming very popular worldwide as a sport, medical experts say, rising on the merits of the training over multi-sport deals with several health welfare providers. Because it remains largely an open territory, some hip replacement

How Does Successful Hip Replacement Surgery Works?

When a person runs into a hip fracture or experiences severe pain in the hip due to hip joint caused by osteoarthritis that impedes his movement and affects his quality of life, doctors usually advises the person to undergo hip replacement surgery to

Understanding Metallosis and Its Dangerous Effects

One of the most serious and dangerous effects of metal-on-metal hip replacement, such as those of DePuy Orthopedics ( a unit of Johnson and Johnson), is metallosis, medical experts say. A primary product of DePuy, ASR hip System, was recalled in 2010

New J&J Chief Gorksky Faces Tough Challenge Over DePuy Issue

Alex Gorsky assumed the chief executive post of Johnson & Johnson in April 2012 and he faced numerous, tougher challenges at the helm in one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical giants, industry observers say. On top of the list was the issue about

Having Arthritic Pain? Try Chiropractic Care for Relief

The men and women who experience pain on a daily basis may want to try any kind of solution that may give them relief from the discomfort. Most people believe that the natural way is the best way, although it is not a solution tailored for all, healt

How Much is DePuy Willing to Pay in Case Settlements?

The DePuy Orthopeadic, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, is facing about 8,000 lawsuits over hip implants it had recalled in 2010, medical experts say. Because of this, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) closes loophole with new restriction on metal

Fear of Uncertainty May Put Off Hip Replacement Surgery

The fear of the unknown may move hip-pain-afflicted patients to avoid or postpone their scheduled hip replacement operation, health care providers observe. Pain in the hips may drive a person to the wall when their distress is not easily relieved by