Knee Replacement

Half a century ago, even as recently as the 1960s, patients with arthritis were crippled, as good options did not exist for the treatment of their pain. As arthritis progresses and gets more severe, the conservative treatments, such as a change in lifestyle, medications, and injections, may no longer suffice for pain relief. This is […]


Hip Replacement

Half a century ago, even as recently as the 1960s, patients with arthritis were crippled, as good options did not exist for the treatment of their pain. As arthritis progresses and gets more severe, the conservative treatments, such as a change in lifestyle and medications, may no longer suffice for pain relief. This is when […]


Hip Resurfacing

Resurfacing of the hip has had a resurgence, as many implant companies have revamped their lines over the past few years. Most companies now have resurfacings that are fast entering the market. This procedure is considered bone-conserving, as the femoral head (or ball of the hip) is not removed as in traditional hip replacement. It […]


Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

This type of mini-invasive knee replacement is for patients with significant pain from arthritis in only one part of their knee (usually the medial or “inside” part, although the outside part can also be replaced, as can the knee-cap part of the joint.). It is easier to recover from than conventional knee replacement. These “uni” […]