All posts by Catherine Poslusny

What should an x-ray cost?

How much should an x-ray cost? In the United States, the cost of an x-ray depends on many things. These include (but aren’t limited to) your location, whether you have health insurance, and which part of your body is being examined. And, to make things even more complicated, your x-ray cost isn’t always the same […]

What is an x-ray?

An x-ray is a noninvasive procedure that produces images of the inside of your body. X-rays are quick and painless, and they help medical providers detect and monitor a wide range of conditions. You’re probably already familiar with how x-rays can be used to diagnose broken bones or look for cavities in your teeth. However, […]

What’s the difference between gastric sleeve and duodenal switch?

Gastric sleeve and duodenal switch are two types of weight loss surgery. Bariatric procedures like these can help people with obesity or obesity-related health problems lose weight when diet and lifestyle changes aren’t working. There are many options for bariatric surgery, and while your doctor can help you understand the difference between the procedures, the […]

6 Phases of Your Hip Surgery Recovery Timeline

You may start to feel pain relief almost immediately after your total hip replacement surgery, thanks to the removal of the inflamed and damaged tissue that caused the discomfort. However, complete recovery after your surgery will take some time. As you regain strength and mobility in your hip, you’ll be able to reintroduce different activities […]