Tag : Knee Replacement

Surgery/Cosmetic

Not Too Young for Knee Replacement

Newsemia
Advances in knee replacement surgery, such as robotic-assisted surgery and improvements in implant design and materials, make it a viable option for younger patients seeking...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Adventure-Lover Says Yes to Knee, Spine and Shoulder Surgery at HSS to Live Life to the Fullest

Newsemia
A rock-climbing adventure-lover credits three specialized orthopedic surgeons at HSS with helping her maintain her active lifestyle. The 66-year-old patient says, “Never once did any...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: "Pre-habilitation" by Peer Coaches Before Knee Replacement May Improve Outcomes

Newsemia
HSS researchers launched a study to find out if a “pre-habilitation” program – counseling by a peer coach who has already had a knee replacement...
Surgery/Cosmetic

A Knee Replacement that Could Last a Lifetime?

Newsemia
A knee replacement generally doesn’t last a lifetime in younger patients, but advances in technology and implant design could change that. A cementless knee implant,...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Joint Replacement Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Efficient Use of Post-Surgery Resources

Newsemia
Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have had a hip or knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency...
Surgery/Cosmetic

No Increased Risk of Complications for Ambulatory Total Joint Replacement in a Community Hospital Setting

Newsemia
Researchers conducted a study to compare patient outcomes and costs for in-patient hip and knee replacement surgeries to those performed in an ambulatory surgery center....
Surgery/Cosmetic

Advances in Pain Management Mean Less Pain After Joint Replacement Surgery

Newsemia
When considering joint replacement, many patients worry about pain after surgery. At Hospital for Special Surgery, multimodal analgesia – the use of anesthetic agents, pain...
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In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

Newsemia
A team of physical therapy researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have conducted one of the first full-scale studies to assess the...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

Newsemia
A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the...

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