Hip Replacement

During hip replacement, a surgeon removes the damaged sections of your hip joint and replaces them with parts usually constructed of metal and very hard plastic. This artificial joint (prosthesis) helps reduce pain and improve function. Also called total hip arthroplasty, hip replacement surgery may be an option for you […]

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Hip Trauma

What is a hip fracture?Hip fracture is a break in the femur (thigh bone) of the hip joint. Joints are areas where two or more bones meet. The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint where the femur meets the pelvic bone. The ball part of the hip joint […]

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Hip Anatomy

A joint form where two or more bones meet. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket type joint and is formed where the thigh bone (femur) meets the three bones that make up the pelvis: the ilium at the rear, the ischium at the lower front and the pubis above it. […]

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Revision Knee Replacement Surgery

Majority of knee replacement lasts for 25 years. Unfortunately, there are occasions when knee replacement surgery must be performed again (revision surgery). Common reasons for redoing knee surgery include loosening, infection, and wear of the moving (articulating) parts. The operation is performed by removing the old knee replacement components and […]

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Arthritis & Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement SurgeryKnee replacement surgery — also known as knee arthroplasty (ARTH-row-plas-tee) — can help relieve pain and restore function in severely diseased knee joints. During knee replacement, a surgeon cuts away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone and kneecap and replaces it with an artificial joint made […]

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Knee Trauma

Many knee problems are a result of the aging process and continual wear and stress on the knee joint (i.e., arthritis). Other knee problems are a result of an injury or a sudden movement that strains the knee. Common knee problems include the following: Sprained or Strained Knee Ligaments and/or […]

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Knee Arthroscopy

What Is Knee Arthroscopy?Knee Arthroscopy is a procedure in which the doctor examines your knee with an instrument called an arthroscope. An arthroscope is a tube with a light on the end that is inserted in your knee and projects an image of the inside of your knee onto a […]

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All About Golden Knee Replacement!

Artificial replacement parts are made of strong plastic, metal, or ceramic. All knee replacements, partial or total, will have parts made of a few different materials (likely metals and plastic). In most cases, each component is built from titanium, cobalt-chromium alloys, or a titanium and cobalt mixed metal. The chosen materials […]

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Total Knee Replacement – Know The Steps Involved!

Knee replacement is a procedure where the weight-carrying surfaces of knee joint are replaced surgically to ease the pain or any disability. People suffering from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis undergo knee replacement. All these conditions revolve around stiffness and painful knee. This surgery is usually performed on people aged over 50. Surgery Types- Knee replacement is mainly of […]

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