March 6, 2016 Decreased opioid use prior to joint replacement surgery has been linked with improved patient satisfaction and outcomes, fewer complications and a reduced need for post-surgical opioids, according to two new studies.
They found nearly 59 percent of the patients (49,617) did not use … Read the Rest
Platelet-rich plasma injections offer a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally without subjecting the patient to significant risk. Dr. Odell became one of the first sports medicine doctors in the Midwest to begin offering platelet-rich plasma injections (PRP). PRP is an innovative treatment that uses … Read the Rest
Published on Sep 12, 2013
Jeff Ericksen, MD, an expert in Regenerative Medicine at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine in McLean, Virginia, describes the effectiveness of using Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Therapy, and Stem-Cell Therapy to treat joint, tendon and muscle pain caused by injury, arthritis or … Read the Rest
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Rob Jones, MD, of Impact Orthopedics, discusses platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections at Duke Raleigh Hospital.
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Published on Mar 12, 2012
Dr. Brian C. Halpern, Sports Medicine Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, discusses how platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections may help treat injured bone or soft tissue, such as a tendon or ligament. Produced from a person’s own blood, PRP is a concentration of a type … Read the Rest
ORLANDO, Fla.March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Injections received in the months prior to total knee (TKR) or total hip replacement (THR) surgery may increase the risk for infection and related complications, according to two studies – among the largest conducted on this topic – presented at … Read the Rest
March 1, 2016 ORLANDO, Fla
All-polyethylene fixed-bearing, modular metal-backed fixed-bearing and mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasties showed similar durability, range of motion and function at 10-year follow-up, according to a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, here by Matthew P. Abdel, MD.
Published on Feb 25, 2015 This animation answers some of the common questions surrounding knee replacement surgery.
Barry J. Waldman MD, Esther A. Schaftel CRNP www.totaljointjoint.com
Unfortunately, there is an epidemic of knee arthritis in the United States. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, estimates that between 2006 and 2030, the number of knee implants performed in the United States will increase from 300,000 a year to … Read the Rest
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