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Life made easier: Joint replacement surgery can prolong career

Life made easier: Joint replacement surgery can prolong career

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014 12:13 pm | Updated: 11:52 pm, Mon Apr 28, 2014. Jaci Kohn, jacik@mywebtimes.com, 815-673-6372 Minonk postman Charles Smith was in a lot of pain when he walked his mail routes. The bone and cartilage had worn down in his [...]

April 29, 2014 Joint News
Reliable way to virtually eliminate problems and recalls regarding small orthopedic implants

Reliable way to virtually eliminate problems and recalls regarding small orthopedic implants

Lakeview Vision & Robotics provides manufacturers a reliable way to virtually eliminate problems and recalls regarding small orthopedic implants   CHICAGO, Illinois – March 3, 2014 – Lakeview Vision & Robotics (LVR) has developed a pioneering, low-cost technology for the [...]

March 3, 2014 Joint News
Debate over readmission data after joint replacements

Debate over readmission data after joint replacements

Year after year, the same area hospitals perform the most hip and knee replacements – a good indicator if you subscribe to the surgeon’s credo that practice makes perfect. Yet new Medicare data suggest that some of those same high-volume [...]

January 26, 2014 Joint News
X-Ray Reveals Hundreds of Gold Needles in Woman’s Knees

X-Ray Reveals Hundreds of Gold Needles in Woman’s Knees

When doctors examined an X-ray image of the knees of a woman experiencing severe joint pain, they found a gold mine: hundreds of tiny gold acupuncture needles left in her tissue. The 65-year-old South Korean woman had previously been diagnosed [...]

January 14, 2014 Joint News
Getting your Home ready after joint replacement

Getting your Home ready after joint replacement

Joint replacement surgery is the effective way to relieve extreme pain, increase mobility and improve the quality of life. However, recovery may take some time. It is highly individual process which depends on a number of factors, including the type of [...]

November 7, 2013 Joint News, Rehab & PT
New joint replacement procedure provides wrist stability

New joint replacement procedure provides wrist stability

Whether from trauma, arthritis or a congenital defect, loss of cartilage or stability in the wrist may ultimately require surgery — even a joint replacement — to correct the problem. Dr. Nur Nurbhai of Phoebe Orthopaedic Specialty Group performed the [...]

October 14, 2013 Joint News