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Hip Osteoarthritis and Replacement

Hip osteoarthritis is an incredibly common degenerative joint disease that occurs when the cartilage at the end of bones wears down. This cartilage plays a vital role in preventing bone from rubbing bone. When it wears down you suddenly experience long-term pain that is caused by bone rubbing on bone. Although osteoarthritis is common, it […]

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Shoulder Replacement

  Shoulder joints are crucial in any overhead lifting and reaching activities. Although most shoulder problems can be treated with non-operative treatment or less invasive surgery (e.g. arthroscopic), some patients with more advanced arthritis may need shoulder replacement to return to their activities of active daily living.    

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Hip Replacement

  Hip joints are engaged in every step we make. When they hurt, it can really slow us down. After a thorough examination by our surgeons, non-operative or operative treatments may be recommended, depending on the condition.As our hip joint ages, or sometimes due to injury, hip replacement may be recommended. More than 168,000 total […]

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Knee Replacement

Healthy knee joints are crucial to staying active. As we age, our knees can degenerate, become painful, and slow us down. Non-operative treatment may be initiated at first, but when all conservative treatment is exhausted, total or partial knee replacement may be recommended. Joint replacement has become a very successful procedure. After a full recovery, […]

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