Solving the Problem of Overactive Bladder
The name sort of says it all—an overactive bladder is a bladder that works overtime and not in a good way! Patients, mostly women, who have overactive bladder tell horror stories of losing control of their bladders in a grocery store or in church and because of the nature of the condition many people are ashamed to bring it up to a medical professional—so they just suffer in silence. But there are treatments that can help patients, mostly women, manage this condition. In this program we’ll hear from patients who have found ways to control their overactive bladder. We’ll hear about standard therapies and newer innovative treatments that are making a difference in patients’ lives.
The Latest Advances in Shoulder Replacement Surgery
When one hears about someone getting joint replacement surgery it’s usually a knee replacement operation or a hip replacement. But in the last several years orthopedic surgeons have another way to help their patients with debilitating arthritis—shoulder replacement surgery. In this program we go into the operating with orthopedic surgeons who show us the latest procedures in remarkable area of medicine. There is the standard replacement operation that works like other joint replacements and then there is another procedure—called the “Reverse Shoulder” only relatively recently approved by the FDA. We’ll see what symptoms make a person a candidate for either one of these operations and hear from patients who have had these procedures.
Our goal is to guide viewers along the path to a long healthy life. The science of medicine will come to life through colorful 3D animation and crisp high definition video. Everyday people tell extraordinary stories of triumph and survival in an upbeat, positive format.
Experts will highlight the life-changing benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle as a way of preventing disease and promoting health and wellness choices that can keep viewers active and vital from early adulthood onward.
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