Latest Joint replacement Stories

2013-12-06 23:01:41

Dr. Aaron Hofmann and his medical team select each patient based on current health status and immediate need for treatment. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Operation Walk Utah will team up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute to perform seven total hip and knee replacement surgeries—three hips and four knees—at no cost to the selected patients. The seven...

2013-11-24 23:02:10

SRO now offering a comprehensive approach to orthopaedic knee conditions. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients suffering from knee injuries. It’s not only professional athletes who are vulnerable to debilitating knee injuries like anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears – it...

2013-11-21 23:01:18

Surgeons and medical staff from Operation Walk Utah travel to El Salvador to provide life-changing surgical treatments to patients in immediate need. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Operation Walk Utah, a private, not-for-profit volunteer medical service chapter of the national Operation Walk, recently traveled to El Salvador on its sixth medical mission to provide no-cost total hip and knee replacement surgeries to patients in the most critical need. A team of 39 medical...

2013-10-22 23:30:52

According to Joel S. Buchalter, MD, FAAOS and Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, research highlights why seeking total knee replacement can be a valuable decision for those with diseased and damaged knee joints that cause chronic pain and dysfunction. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Recent studies on total knee replacement (TKR) surgery indicate the procedure pays off in important ways in both the wallet and the bedroom. The...

2013-10-14 23:27:04

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic with a timeline of Smith & Nephew’s metal hip replacement. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Hip replacements are one of the most common surgeries in the United States. In fact more than 300,000 patients undergo this type of surgery every year (i). Additionally, these surgeries are becoming more common in younger patients. It is important for patients considering a hip replacement to make an informed choice. In recent years,...

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