Who is a partial knee replacement for? Our expert explains which patients with knee osteoarthritis could benefit from this less invasive procedure.
Studies suggest that 90 percent of knee and hip replacements still function well 10 to 15 years after they’re implanted, but recent joint replacement innovations may make them last even longer.
If you need to have both knees replaced, should you have them done simultaneously? An orthopedic surgeon explains the benefits and risks of bilateral replacement surgery.
Robotic-assisted joint replacement procedures are growing in popularity, thanks to customized treatment plans and the benefits of increased precision. Learn more.
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Joint replacement surgery used to require a lengthy hospital stay, but times have changed. Find out if a 23-hour joint replacement is right for you.
As little as 10 years ago, joint replacement surgery was rather rigorous, with a long, 10-inch incision, a hospital stay and time at a rehab facility. Now, however, newer, more advanced techniques are changing the patient’s experience.
Should you choose a minimally invasive knee replacement or a traditional procedure? Here is what you need to consider.
Knee injuries can occur with activities like jogging, basketball, tennis or inline skating. When we change direction, twist with our feet planted, stop suddenly, or jump and land awkwardly, our knees can take a hit. To treat simple knee sprains and strains, rest, ice packs and elevation are usually all you need. But if you … Read More