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2013-12-13 23:27:39

According to hip replacement specialist Erik N. Zeegen, M.D., the number of total hip replacements performed on younger people is increasing. The development of longer lasting prostheses and advances in surgical techniques are driving younger people to avoid postponing the procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The demographics – and the numbers – for hip replacement surgery are changing. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, between 200,000 and...

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...

2013-11-21 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...

2013-11-18 23:27:19

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ORTHALIGN PLUS™ system, a palm-sized, single-use navigation device for Total Hip Arthroplasty (for both anterior and posterior approaches) and Total Knee Arthroplasty surgeries. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and...

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...

2013-10-18 23:02:55

While millions of Baby Boomers are undergoing knee replacements and other invasive procedures, an impressive array of new treatment technologies can literally take the pain of Arthritis away and avoid the need for surgery. Jersey City’s Dr. Leonard Lachman today explains more about the new advances in modern Arthritis treatments. Jersey City ,NJ (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 As Baby Boomers reach their senior years, the active lives of millions risk becoming hampered due to the onset of...

2013-10-10 23:29:46

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics showed that 70 percent of patients who combined BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, with a joint unloading knee brace achieved significantly better clinical improvement, than with BioniCare stimulation treatment alone. The study consisted of more than 500 patients...


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