Why do I still have pain after a knee replacement? Dr. Luks explains the reasons! A knee replacement in a BIG procedure and you need to be ready to invest a lot of time, and be ready to expend a lot of emotional,physical and psychological efforts as well! Most will … Read the Rest
Trauma can cause injury to the ligaments
Injuries to these areas are noticed as immediate pain, but are sometimes … Read the Rest
A study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston in 2011 predicts that 6.5 million Americans between 35 years and 84 years will be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis in the next decade.
“The large number of newly diagnosed cases of knee osteoarthritis in younger … Read the Rest
April 4, 2014
The number of revision total knee replacement surgeries continues to increase with periprosthetic joint infection and mechanical loosening found to be the most common reasons for revision, according to data presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.… Read the Rest
Up to 2% of total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) are complicated by infection. This leads to dissatisfied patients with poor function, and has social and economic consequences. The challenge is the eradication of infection, restoration of full function, and prevention of recurrence.
A number of therapeutic strategies exist for the management … Read the Rest
CHICAGO 2012 – There has been an increase in total knee arthroplasty (TKA; knee replacement) procedures over the past 20 years that has been driven by both an increase in the number of Medicare enrollees and increase in per capita utilization, according to a study in the September 26 issue … Read the Rest