In the past four weeks, more than one-third of people over the age of 55 in the United States have complained about hip or knee pain to their physician. In a lifetime, our hips and knees get a lot of...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160608/Ways-to-prevent-treat-knee-and-hip-joint-pain.aspx | 8 Jun 2016
David Morris of Alexandria, Virginia has a fascinating job that takes him all over the world. So when arthritis and unrelenting knee pain put a crimp in his active lifestyle, he thought it was time to...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20161202/World-traveler-resumes-active-lifestyle-after-partial-knee-replacement-surgery.aspx | 2 Dec 2016
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs, an important component of the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH), are helping patients better prepare for surgery and recuperate faster afterward,...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20161024/ERAS-programs-help-patients-better-prepare-for-surgery-and-recover-faster-studies-reveal.aspx | 24 Oct 2016
For people contemplating a hip or knee replacement, the prospect of a long post-surgical recovery can be a daunting one. The grueling rehabilitation sessions, the frustration of re-learning everyday...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150903/Appropriate-pre-surgical-physical-therapy-can-help-joint-replacement-patients-recover-faster.aspx | 3 Sep 2015
Knee arthroplasty or knee replacement surgery has developed to its present advanced stage over the last few decades. This is mainly due to technical advances and better understanding of knee...
http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-knee-arthroplasty.aspx | 10 Jul 2012
A groundbreaking device which could revolutionise post surgery care for knee replacement patients is being trialled for the first time in Europe at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160707/European-first-for-Golden-Jubilee-knee-replacement-patients.aspx | 7 Jul 2016
Combining the latest technology, medical breakthroughs and personalized patient care, Fortis Hospitals Bangalore today announced Asia's first 'Custom Fit Knee Replacement Surgery' performed on a...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100824/Asias-first-custom-fit-knee-replacement-surgery-performed-at-Fortis-Hospitals.aspx | 24 Aug 2010
While physicians strive to set realistic expectations for patients undergoing knee and hip joint replacements, a new study reveals that doctor and patient expectations are sometimes not aligned.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100311/Study-examines-discrepancies-in-patient-and-physician-expectation-with-joint-replacement-surgeries.aspx | 11 Mar 2010
DePuy Synthes Companies announces the national launch of the DEPUY SYNTHES ADVANTAGE™ Outpatient Solutions Program to facilitate best practices and protocols for joint replacement in ambulatory...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20151113/DePuy-offers-ambulatory-surgery-outpatient-solutions-for-joint-replacement-patients.aspx | 13 Nov 2015
A comprehensive "prehabilitation" exercise program for patients with severe knee arthritis can improve strength and functional ability before knee replacement surgery, reports a study in the February...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110302/Prehabilitation-exercise-program-can-improve-strength-functional-ability-before-knee-replacement-surgery.aspx | 2 Mar 2011