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2013-05-31 23:14:31

Surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers are now utilizing a breakthrough technology in knee replacement implants commonly referred to as ℠The Perfect Fit Knee´. Patients are having knee implants exclusively created to produce a personalized knee that is designed to follow the shape and contour of their existing knee. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 ℠The Perfect Fit Knee´ implant has arrived! Expert surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers...

2013-05-21 23:21:09

The first-of-its-kind program responds to a recent CMS proposal to include readmissions for elective hip and knee replacement patients in payment calculations under the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Following the success of its previous programs to reduce readmissions for a number of conditions, CipherHealth, LLC has created the first follow-up program focused on reducing hospital readmissions for hip and knee replacement patients. The program is...

2013-05-16 23:29:20

Arthritis is the nation´s leading cause of disability, affecting 50 million people, and one in five adults. Ethical Alternative Products is making available trial samples of OmniFlex and Tendonex to bolster medical management options. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Arthritis is common, costly, and painful, and most people think there is nothing you can do about it. Misconceptions about the disease contribute to millions living with arthritis pain, due to a persistent attitude of...

2013-05-14 23:27:56

Northern Westchester Hospital orthopedics clinical trial focuses on patients' pain management after surgery. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Clinical Trials Program at Northern Westchester Hospital is pleased to announce an extended enrollment period for a total knee replacement pain management clinical trial. Also known as “The PACIRA Trial,” this study seeks to evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of a single injection femoral nerve block with...

2013-04-27 23:03:14

Last week, The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers hosted a fun and exciting golf outing to show appreciation to their patients. FKOC cares deeply about their patients and they often hold these patient appreciation events proving that they are not your ordinary orthopedic practice. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Orthopedic patients filled up the Crescent Oaks Country Club in Tarpon Springs for The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers Patient Appreciation Day of golf and bingo. The fun...

2013-04-07 23:00:29

A clinical trial offered at Forbes Regional Hospital suggests that electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) is as effective as standard physical therapy in helping patients recover from joint replacement surgery. Monroeville, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 For Patricia Brooks, the tingling of electrical current running through her leg was preferable to the sting of physical therapy following her total knee replacement. Ms. Brooks, participated in a clinical trial offered at Forbes Regional Hospital...

2013-04-05 11:50:03

Only half of people with arthritis who had a hip or knee replacement reported a significant improvement in pain and mobility after surgery, according to a new study led by Women's College Hospital and the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES). "Many patients with hip and knee arthritis have the condition in more than one of their hip or knee joints," said the study's lead author Dr. Gillian Hawker. "So it's not surprising that replacing a single joint doesn't alleviate all...


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