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  • 5 Questions to Ask Before Knee Replacement Surgery

    5 Questions to Ask Before Knee Replacement Surgery

    Knee Replacement is considered a routine procedure. Every year, over 600,000 knee replacement surgeries are carried out in the United States. Over 90 percent of patients experience a dramatic improvement in pain levels and mobility.

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  • Hip Replacement FAQs

    Hip Replacement FAQs

    Electing to have hip replacement surgery is a big decision and one you should consider thoroughly. Each person and their circumstances are unique. Asking lots of questions can help you determine if and when you are ready to proceed with a hip replacement.

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  • When Should I Consider Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

    When Should I Consider Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

    Have you been experiencing wrist and hand pain that worsens when performing specific movements? It may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by painful compression of the median nerve in your wrist.

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  • Does a Torn ACL Require Surgery?

    Does a Torn ACL Require Surgery?

    The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. The ACL is a strong ligament that connects the femur to the tibia and helps stabilize the knee when you change direction rapidly or stop suddenly. It absorbs an incredible amount of stress and is therefore susceptible to tearing. An ACL tear most frequently occurs as a sports injury, especially in those sports involving pivoting, sudden changes in direction, or jumping.

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  • Tips to Avoid Falls

    Tips to Avoid Falls

    September is Fall Prevention Month. According to an article by the CDC, each year 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries.

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  • Orthopedic Treatment for Youth Sports Injuries

    Orthopedic Treatment for Youth Sports Injuries

    Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in the United States. Thirty-five million youth participate in a sport each year.

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  • How Long Does it Take to Heal from a Fracture?

    How Long Does it Take to Heal from a Fracture?

    Healing a fracture or a broken bone is different for everyone. The healing time for a fracture depends upon a person's age, nutrition, overall health, and whether or not you smoke.

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  • Am I a Candidate for Outpatient Knee Replacement Surgery?

    Am I a Candidate for Outpatient Knee Replacement Surgery?

    Most patients that are considered a candidate for knee replacement may also be candidates for outpatient knee replacement. It may be the best option for someone motivated and healthy enough to be discharged home on the same day as the surgery.

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  • The Role Nutrition Plays in Your Healing

    The Role Nutrition Plays in Your Healing

    When deciding upon surgery, one should consider their nutrition intake and how this can help you heal by lowering the body's overall inflammatory response.

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  • 3 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery

    3 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery

    The decision to undergo knee surgery is never an easy one to make. Some people mayeven choose to live with reduced mobility rather than undergo surgery for fear of painafter surgery. The excellent news is minimally invasive knee surgery can address theseconcerns. Minimally invasive knee replacement surgical techniques lessen tissuetrauma and improve patient outcomes.

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