Obviously the person who wrote this has not suffered joint pain or they would not be at all surprised by this ... though it seems like an obvious potential benefit of surgery, it's still good that this is being directly studied & quantified. It's an aspect of "quality of life" that can be neglected...http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/surprise-path-to-better-sex-hip-surgery/?ref=health
Jen, 42, happy partner of James and Moma to Evan, 14, & Lucy, 12.5 (Crohn's dx @ age 3; on Remicade since April 2010.) I take piroxicam, Flexeril, & Nucynta ER nightly. 3 anti-TNFs didn't pan out for me.
"Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance." -- Hippocrates