June Calloway from Hershey, Pennsylvania, asks:
I have occasionally pain in my knees and hips, and that's why my healthcare provider recommends synthetic replacement. How do you see that?
Michelangelo - probably world's most famous painter during Italian Renaissance - had degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis), as a recent innovative study carried out at Villa Salaria Clinic in Italy’s capital Rome, revealed.
Despite of that, Michelangelo created, inter alia, the most renowned ceiling painting of St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome - and much, much more during his 'biblical age' of 89 years...
This does certainly not justify to ignore osteoarthritis today, but one thing for sure: no, you don't need knee or hip replacement with osteoarthritis in most cases. For 2 reasons: first, these replacements are an immature technology with many problems and last in average no more than 10 years; and second, there are natural remedies to relieve osteoarthritis gentle and successful. Like the herb devil’s claw according to research at the University of Maryland Medical Center – just to name one of an array of powerful natural herbs and remedies.
For relieving osteoarthritis naturally without knee or hip replacement in your individual case, ask the natural online doctor for a personalized consultation.
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Dr. Mark Fritz, NMD, PhD