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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 of cells called platelets which contain factors that are essential … 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 the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic … 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 nearly 3.5 million. Even more concerning, the average age of … Read the Rest