Total Ankle Replacement
Total ankle replacement has come a long way since its beginnings and is a common surgical procedure, often also known as also total ankle arthroplasty. This procedure is usually done by foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons to treat ankle arthritis, injury, or both. In this surgery, the ankle joint is removed and replaced with an artificial implant. Total ankle replacement surgery should provide pain relief while preserving or improving the overall ankle movement.
Most Common Types of Joint Pain
There are many factors that affect joint pain. Environment, genetics, diet, injury, and age all play a role. For the purposes of this article, we will be focusing on the most common types of joint pain that occur in the United States and manifests mostly as arthritis, what is most likely to cause it, and what can be done to treat it.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy For Orthopedics
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that the physicians at Integrated Orthopedics are trained in using to treat conditions such as arthritis, tendon injuries, and rotator cuff tears. Today, we’re going to discuss what Platelet-rich-plasma therapy (PRP) and stem cell therapy are, and how regenerative medicine can help you.
The History of Knee Replacement and Current Advances in Total Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Surgery has come a long way since its beginning. The number of procedures done a year is also constantly increasing, with over three million knee replacement procedures anticipated to be performed by 2030. From the very beginning, when iron was used as a replacement joint, until now when robotic arms are being used to help deliver precision surgeries, a lot has changed. Today, we’re going to take a look at the very beginning of knee replacements, and then, how the procedures began to change. We want you to know what options are available to you now, and how the benefits and results have changed drastically since the start.
Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery: Recover Faster at Home with Your New Knee or Hip
Advancements in orthopedic surgery, notably total hip and knee replacements, have come a long way. Rather than laying in a hospital bed for weeks, patients can now recover in the comfort of their home and most often begin walking within hours of surgery.
All About Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
If you’re one of the millions who are suffering knee or hip pain due to arthritis or an injury, you are probably looking at your options. Mako SmartRobotics robotic-arm assisted surgery is a revolution in joint replacement surgery for precision, recovery and outcomes. Learn more about it.