Tag: Hip

Knee and hip replacement more than just ‘lifestyle’ surgeries

The question: My knee replacement surgery was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m not sure when it will be rescheduled. The pain in my knee is excruciating. What am I supposed to do in the meantime?

The answer: You’re certainly not alone. Many elective – or non-emergency – procedures were put on hold when hospitals cleared the decks to make way for COVID-19 patients during the various waves of the pandemic.

And patients waiting for knee and hip surgery were disproportionately affected by these delays, says Dr. Mohit Bhandari, president of the Canadian Orthopedic Association.

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Hip to be square: Anne Boleyn’s neckline inspires catwalks | Fashion

In the best-known portrait purported to be of Anne Boleyn, a square neckline frames her long, slender neck, foreshadowing her grisly date with the executioner at the Tower of London in 1536.

Debates about Boleyn’s appearance – and how many fingers she had – have raged for centuries and no uncontested contemporary portraits of her survive. But most historians agree that her style of dress, which was influenced by her early life in France, set trends in the English court. She is often depicted wearing a low square neckline, a French-influenced style that came to dominate Tudor dress.

Now, as

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