Latest total joint replacement Stories

2013-05-27 23:14:25

To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, expands his practice to the town of Sonoma. Dr. Star´s specialties include general orthopedic care/surgery, total joint replacement, as well as spinal disorders. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 After over twenty years caring for patients in Santa Rosa, veteran orthopedic physician, Michael J. Star, is opening an SRO satellite...

2010-07-22 12:57:33

Alignment of technology and operations can improve quality of care A total joint replacement registry based on carefully designed and integrated technology can enhance patient safety, quality of care, cost-effectiveness and research, according to a paper published in the online and print editions of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, a journal of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Kaiser Permanente's Total Joint Replacement Registry"“ the nation's largest such registry...

2005-12-09 13:30:00

NEW YORK -- The number of older adults participating in sports activities increases after hip replacement but declines after knee replacement for osteoarthritis, research suggests. Osteoarthritis or OA is a common age-related disease marked by degradation of joint cartilage. OA of the hip and knee can be particularly disabling because of related pain and functional impairment. The restoration of function and reduction of pain afforded by joint replacement (arthroplasty) should allow a return...

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