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What is the Best Surgical Approach for Hip Replacement? Dec 7th, 2020

Hip replacement surgery requires removing the arthritic or damaged hip joint and replacing it with artificial components. It is a highly successful procedure at improving quality of life for individuals with arthritis of the hip. There are several ways to get inside the hip joint and many opinions exist on...

Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery Sep 19th, 2020

Knee Replacement is an extremely common surgery. Despite historically having very high success rates, joint replacement surgeons always strive for continued improvement to enhance the quality of life for patients. Recently, robotic technology has been introduced to the world of joint replacement surgery to meet the demands of increasingly active...

Osteoporosis and Fractures Jul 27th, 2020

Are you maintaining good bone health? It does not matter how old or young you are. Ensuring you maintain strong bones is critical. Decisions you make in childhood and early in adult life have a profound effect on your bone density. After the age of 30, your bone mass stops...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Jun 27th, 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of numbness and tingling in the hands, which is caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through a tunnel in the wrist. The majority of patients develop carpal tunnel due to the position of their hands while sleeping at night....

Graft Options for ACL Surgery Jun 22nd, 2020

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a stabilizer of the knee and is critical for plant, cut, and twisting activities. ACL tears typically occur from rapid pivot and turning movements common in sports like football, soccer, and basketball. ACL injuries can result in knee instability which can cause pain, lack...

Infection after Joint Replacement Jun 13th, 2020

Joint replacements are truly some of the most successful surgeries at improving quality of life for people with hip and knee arthritis. Although the risk for complications are very low, infections can occur at the surgical site and knowing some strategies to reduce this risk is extremely important. There are...

Nonsurgical Treatment for Hip Arthritis Jun 4th, 2020

The most common type of hip arthritis is osteoarthritis which affects millions of Americans and is one of the top 3 musculoskeletal reasons for visits to a doctor. The good news is not everyone needs surgery for this. There are several nonsurgical ways to manage the symptoms associated with hip...

Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee Arthritis Jun 1st, 2020

The most common type of knee arthritis is osteoarthritis which affects millions of Americans and is one of the top 3 musculoskeletal reasons for doctor visits. The good news is not everyone needs surgery for this. There are several nonsurgical ways to manage the symptoms associated with knee arthritis. None...

Driving after Knee Replacement Surgery May 26th, 2020

"When can I drive again?" It is a common question for anyone considering knee replacement. The simple answer is: 4 weeks Regaining the ability to drive is an important step to resuming your normal life, getting out of the house, and making future appointments for your knee. Most people can return to...