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2013-07-30 23:33:07

Knee surgeries can be very intimidating and because of this many people suffer with knee pain much longer than they should. A patient that recently underwent a bilateral partial knee resurfacing shares his story about beating knee pain in both knees. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 There is not many people that can say they had both of their knees resurfaced back-to-back and are up dancing within weeks of recovery. However, a patient of The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers (FKOC),...

2013-07-12 23:17:10

The Operation Walk Utah team will perform three knee and three hip replacement surgeries in one day Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Beginning Saturday, July 13, Operation Walk Utah, teams up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute, to perform six total hip and knee replacements – three hips and three knees – at no cost to the patients. The six Utah patients were selected by the Operation Walk...

2013-06-24 23:23:34

Every year over 100 million Americans suffer from some form of chronic joint pain; these injuries can be so debilitating it can hinder everyday activities and make simple tasks unbearable. Dr. Gary Stein, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, (SRO, http://srortho.com/) who specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement techniques and sports medicine discusses the latest advances in surgical and non-surgical joint pain techniques that can restore mobility and...

2013-06-21 23:20:09

The orthopedic experts at FKOC offer non-surgical treatments to relieve severe knee pain from osteoarthritis. One of which is a revolutionary treatment where the orthopedic doctor injects the knee joint with a lubricating, pain-relieving substance called hyaluronate. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Patients that suffer from severe knee pain are not always ‘jumping at the heels’ for knee replacement surgeries, and not just because it hurts to jump. However, the experienced doctors...

2013-06-05 11:51:47

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid no longer recommended, while recommended dosage of acetaminophen reduced The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released its revised clinical practice guideline (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, addressing two key changes. Most of the remaining recommendations provided in the 2009 CPG go unchanged. CPGs are not meant to be stand-alone documents, but rather serve as a point of reference and educational tool for both...

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...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.