As we age, our joints inevitably wear out and here in Australia, over 32,000 people* undergo hip replacements each year. However, you can reduce and even avoid wear and tear on your knees and hips so that surgery can be avoided in many cases. As the saying goes, “prevention is better than cure”. The best outcome is always avoiding surgery wherever possible.
Good news is, it’s never too late to start now and preserve your joints! Here’re some tips to get you started: