Key Things To Consider Before Preparing for Surgery

January 21, 2015

Surgery is often a life-changing event for patients who have struggled with a chronic health condition or pain for any length of time. It can also be a time for nerves and stress. However, when patients are prepared for surgery, they...

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Should You Consider Knee Replacements?

October 15, 2014

Total knee replacement is a relatively common type of orthopedic surgery with approximately 600,000 patients undergoing the procedure every year in the United States. The most common reason for needing a knee replacement is osteoarthritis in which the cartilage between the...

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Who Should Have a Hip Replacement?

October 1, 2014

Each year, approximately 290,000 hip replacement surgeries are conducted in the United States alone. Since the procedure was first performed in 1960, advances in the surgical techniques and materials used have made it one of the most successful and effective orthopedic...

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Don’t Wait Too Long for Joint Replacement

September 24, 2014

Joint replacement surgery, particularly of the knee and hip, is becoming increasingly common in the United States. Almost 5 percent of all Americans over the age of 50 have reportedly undergone total knee replacement with more than 600,000 Americans undergoing knee replacement...

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About Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

September 17, 2014

Minimally invasive spinal surgery, or MISS for short, is a surgical method used to treat a variety of spinal disorders. It is characterized not only by the use of a smaller incision than in conventional open spinal surgery, but also by the...

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All About Back Surgery

April 22, 2014

Whether or not to have back surgery can be a difficult choice. While it is definitely not right for everyone, in some cases, it may be the best or even the only option. In general, back surgery is considered only when all other...

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