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Written by Angie Stewart-March 15, 2018 – The population of patients receiving hip and knee replacements was younger in 2014 than in 2000, according to a study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A younger population could increase the likelihood of modern implants wearing out in the patients’ lifetimes…
…1. The average age for primary total hip replacement decreased from 66.3 years to 64.9 … Read the Rest
Biloine W. Young • Wed, March 7th, 2018
It is no big news that hip replacement surgery improves the quality of life. A study led by Wolters Kluwer Health, indicates that patients undergoing elective total hip arthroplasty (THA) have a slightly improved survival rate compared to the general population. This held true through a decade after surgery.
Peter Cnudde M.D., who, with a colleague. conducted the study, said, “Our study suggests … Read the Rest
NEW ORLEANS, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Corin, a global orthopaedic manufacturer and leader in functional implant positioning, today announced the launch of the Trinity™ Dual Mobility System featuring new implant technology designed to improve range of motion and reduce the risk for instability and dislocation after primary or revision hip replacement. The announcement was made here at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Annual Meeting.
The system is designed for use with … Read the Rest
February 26th, 2018 – Wait times for joint replacement surgery in the United Kingdom have gone from 18 weeks to 18 months in four years, according to Sophie Borland and Fiona Parker, writing for England’s Daily Mail.
Many of the waiting patients are in severe pain and can walk only short distances. For a knee replacement, the wait for surgery is typically nearly five months, although many face longer delays…
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Published on Jul 11, 2017
Published on Jul 26, 2017 – Mark Herr, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Olmsted Medical Center, talks about total hip replacement.… Read the Rest
Published on Aug 2, 2017
Ed Crawford tells us about how he gradually began to give up the acitivities he enjoyed because of his growing hip pain. Whether it was riding his bicycle or motorcycle, or even doing yoga, the pain in his hip became too much to bear. Ed decided to visit us at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute. After a consultation with Dr. Grayson, Ed had us perform his hip replacement at an FOI … Read the Rest
Published on Sep 24, 2017 – Dr. Michael Sumko utilizes muscle sparing total knee and Hip approaches to produce incredible results and return patients back to their activity levels more quickly. These minimally invasive approaches are availble to all usually no matter the severity of the disease as seen in this video. No pain medication! Home more quickly, less time in therapy! Recover more quickly!
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 20 : A study has recently revealed that patients who live alone can be safely discharged and sent home from a hospital to recover from hip or knee replacement surgery.
The results question the belief that patients who live alone should routinely be sent to an inpatient rehabilitation facility after total joint replacement surgery before going home.
Researchers said, “Patients living alone had a safe and manageable recovery when discharged directly … Read the Rest
Julie Firth, 73, a retired business manager and keen amateur ballroom dancer is back on the dance floor several nights a week after the operation in Leeds transformed her life…
…Previously she and her dance partner Tony Bowman, who enjoy taking part in dancing competitions at amateur level, performed in front of an audience of thousands and won the competition on a P&O cruise in April 2016 judged by Craig … Read the Rest
A new study published today in The Lancet reveals that a simple questionnaire, combined with bone mineral density measurements for some, would help identify those at risk of hip fracture.
Approximately one in three women and one in five men aged over 50 year will suffer a fragility fracture during their remaining lifetime. In the UK around 536,000 people suffer fragility fractures each year, including 79,000 hip fractures…
…A total of … Read the Rest