Direct anterior approach causes less pain, recovery time for hip replacement

When your doctor suggests a total hip replacement, the treatment can seem overwhelming. The good news is that as technology has improved, minimally invasive surgical techniques have allowed patients to get back on their feet sooner. One of more


Knee Pain – For Most of Us There’s No Avoiding It

Knee pain. It affects millions of Americans each year and doesn’t discriminate between young or old, serious athletes or casual exercisers. Knee pain can be a minor annoyance or so severe that it makes normal, everyday activities a more


I had a total hip replacement and my hip hurts!

It’s not common for me to hear a lot of complaints about pain after hip replacement surgery because a total hip replacement is one of the best surgeries a patient can undergo to get relief from a painful more


Do Injections work for osteoarthritis pain in the hip and knee?

So you’re thinking about an injection to treat your hip/knee osteoarthritis. Here’s what you should know. First, if your knee pain or hip pain is keeping you from pursuing the lifestyle you want, then you need to do more


Who is a good candidate for partial knee replacement

There are three main sections in the knee–we refer to them as compartments–that can undergo osteoarthritic changes and these include the inside of the knee, which is more common (the medial compartment), the outside of the knee (the more


Am I too young to undergo total knee arthroplasty?

Many younger patients with debilitating knee pain and a diagnosis of end stage arthritis of the knee are under the impression that getting a knee replacement is only for elderly patients. Unfortunately, this leads to many patients under more