Arthroscopic knee surgery is a minimally invasive technique of making repairs to the knee ligament or meniscus. The highly advanced procedure has an over 90 percent success rate. Arthroscopy involves the use of smaller incisions and specialized tools to perform the repairs. Arthroscopic knee Read More
What are some of the hardest orthopedic surgeries to recover from?
Many people hesitate when it comes to orthopedic surgery due to fears of a lengthy, difficult, and painful recovery. When you go into treatment, what you want is to be free of the pain and other symptoms that you are experiencing. Truthfully, there are some orthopedic surgeries that are challenging Read More
Staying in the Game: Repetitive Stress Injuries and Sports Medicine
Sports and athletics are all about going beyond your limits and pushing for excellence. However, there are also times when working too hard can be a bad thing. Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are just some of the conditions you may acquire from excessive training. Luckily, sports medicine can Read More
What to Expect from Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
If your knee is suffering from debilitating pain that doesn’t respond to conservative (non-surgical) treatments, your orthopedic physician may recommend surgery. The doctor will have taken imaging scans and determined that you do not need a full knee replacement, but rather relatively minor repairs, Read More
Deciding to Have Joint Replacement Surgery
If you are thinking about having joint replacement surgery, you most likely have been told by your orthopedic specialist that conservative therapies are no longer sufficient in keeping your pain under control so that you can do the things you want to do. This pain is likely caused by Read More
What is involved with the pre-operative evaluation for total knee replacement?
Preparations for total knee replacement surgery occurs weeks before the surgery. Apart from lifestyle and medication modifications, your surgeon will also perform pre-operative planning which includes a pre-operative evaluation. The surgeon needs to gather all the pertinent information to determine Read More
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
If you're up for joint replacement surgery, you’re not alone. Roughly a million Americans undergo joint replacement surgery every year. While there are many alternatives for treating joint problems, joint replacement is sometimes the last and only option that can bring lasting pain relief and Read More
Recovery From A Total Joint Replacement Surgery
If you are dealing with persistent joint pain and a limited range of motion, you may be considering total joint replacement surgery. Total joint replacement surgery is a procedure that helps to relieve chronic joint pain and improve mobility when other treatments have been unsuccessful. Joint Read More
Is Robotic Surgery Right For You?
With advances in technology, surgical techniques are becoming safer and much less invasive than conventional methods of surgery. Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery which uses advanced surgical techniques and cutting-edge technology to perform many types of procedures, including Read More
How Does Reverse Shoulder Replacement Work?
Shoulder pain can be caused by many factors but is most common as a result of a sports injury or from a medical condition, such as arthritis. Baseball players, tennis players and swimmers, who perform a lot of repetitive overhead movements with their arms, are more susceptible to shoulder Read More