Champion Ice Skater Returns To Ice After Hip Replacement

A former professional figure skater, Anthony was a four-time national medalist who started skating at age 6. His dad wanted him to be a well-rounded athlete and wished for him to play hockey. Instead, coaches quickly recognized Anthony’s gift and grace for figure skating.

Chicago doc performs surgery with little or no narcotics.

Medical prescription

An estimated 1 million Americans will undergo knee or hip replacement surgeries this year, and most will be given narcotics to deal with the pain. It’s just that sort of surgery-opiate cycle that is helping to fuel the opioid epidemic in this country. But one Chicago doctor has found a way to perform surgery with little or no narcotics.

Award Winning Jockey Gets Back In The Saddle After Hip Replacement

“I started feeling pain in my groin when I was 42,” says legendary jockey, Carlos Silva. He’s won more than 4,000 races during his 32-year long career. The pain caused Silva, now 59, to see a doctor who told him he needed to hang up his uniform, retire from racing and get a hip replacement. But, for Silva, giving up riding wasn’t an option, so he kept on riding through the pain.