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Exercising After Joint Replacement: What Can You Do?

Nauman Akhtar, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in arthritis and joint replacement and serves as medical director of the Inova Loudoun Hospital Joint Replacement Program. When I see patients who are preparing for hip or knee replacement surgery, one of the most common questions they ask is: “What kinds of activities will I…

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5 Signs It’s Time for Joint Replacement Surgery

Nauman Akhtar, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in arthritis and joint replacement and serves as Medical Director of the Inova Loudoun Hospital Joint Replacement Program.   If you’re living with arthritis, you are all too familiar with pain and stiffness in your joints. As those symptoms worsen over time, you might be wondering…

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