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Rheumatoid arthritis causes pain to many seniors and elderly, and for some, it can affect mobility of the individual due to the pain in arthritic hip or knee.  According to WebMD, when other treatments have failed to gain results in relieving pain,  hip/knee replacement surgery replaces the painful arthritic joint with an artificial joint.  So what should one expect for a rheumatoid arthritis surgery?  To reduce the risk of infection, doctors may ask you to stop some medications due to the immune suppression effect, add blood thinning drugs like aspirin a week or so before the surgery, as well as give blood in advance just in case it is needed during the surgery.  To further lower risk of infection or other complications, eating a healthy diet as well as exercise can help improve the chances after a surgery.  These are just some common recommendations that you often hear from a doctor before hip/knee replacement surgery, a more customized set of instructions may be there for you or your loved one when you are preparing for a similar procedure.

Each care professional at A-1 Home Care in Malibu is covered by liability/malpractice insurance, and are certified in CPR and First Aid for your peace of mind. Caregivers such as  Annie Leon, Rosa Millan, and Jaqueline Valerio are ready to go when your loved ones has a need, whether it is After Surgery Care, Alzheimer Care, Parkinson Care, Cancer Care, Post Stroke Care, Diabetic Care, and other In Home Care for Elderly.  For a little more than two decades, A-1 Home Care has been proudly serving the communities of Malibu, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Marina Del Rey, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, and cities around Los Angeles and Orange County. Earning the respect of each clients we have served, we hope to have the chance to earn yours in the near future.

Call us at 310-657-8780 to speak with our representatives about starting one of our services, or visit www.malibuinhomecare.com today.




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