What Can You Expect After Total Knee Replacement?

Your post-surgical capabilities depend on your pre-surgical fitness level, your rehab, and which sports or activities you intend to resume. Total knee replacement (TKR) is one of the most popular procedures in orthopedic and sports medicine, enabling millions of people to resume an active life. For many patients, it can seem like a miracle. One…

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Tennis Elbow Affects Non-Players As Well

 Diagnosed with Tennis Elbow We’re frequently amazed at how many people are diagnosed at our clinic with tennis elbow— many more than actually ever pick up a racquet! But the name sticks. Well, maybe because the medical term, lateral epicondylitis, is definitely less catchy. In fact, you don’t have to know the business end of…

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Total Knee Replacement Achieves New Success

Knee Replacement was once a rather exotic luxury— like traveling to China to see the Great Wall. Today, it’s estimated that two millions Americans are walking around with an artificial knee. One relatively minor flaw in this great success story is that revision surgery has increased for patients in the younger cohort (45 to 64 years…

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When’s the Right Time For Hip Replacement or Surgery?

One question we hear frequently in the orthopedic clinic concerns the timing of hip replacement surgery. The answer is simple— and complicated— because it depends on the individual. There is no absolute age limit for hip replacement. While we are now performing surgery on many older patients, the procedure is also appropriate for younger patients…

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