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Pain is a personal battle.  No physician can look at his/her patient and determine the level of pain from which the patient is suffering.  Therefore, the decision to operate to relieve pain is typically made from the patient
Study On Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Results In Obese Patients by Len S. Patient Expert the short and long-term results of total shoulder arthroplasty in obese patients. The study followed 76 patients who had undergone total shoulder arthroplasty and grouped them according to their body mass index...
Total Knee Arthroplasty Relieves... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Total Knee Arthroplasty Relieves Functional Limitations in Older Patients By Todd Neale DURHAM, N.C., 20 oct 2008-- For older patients with osteoarthritis, total knee arthroplasty was associated...
Total Knee Arthroplasty Found Co ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Total Knee Arthroplasty Found Cost-Effective Across all risk levels, surgery is associated... arthroplasty is cost-effective, especially when performed at high-volume hospitals, according to a study...
Q&A Session at Wellsphere.com by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven I had a partial arthroplasty on July 1st due to a Garden 4 fracture while on vacation. My Dr. at home says i need a THR. ?? Follow @alvinblin
Future of Joint Replacements – Regenerative Medicine - Dr. Kevin Stone Regrows the Knee Instead of an Artificial Replaceme by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven This is a new frontier with joint replacements.  Dr. Stone talks about what he is exploring and uses the example of what he did for his wife with a “human” meniscus transplant.  Arthritis is becoming a huge area where many
Zimmer Buys Chinese Joint Prosthesis Maker Beijing Montagne by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Montagne has developed many products with their own intellectual property and has obtained some patents.  Zimmer as well as a few other knee and hip manufacturers have come under the scrutiny of Congress with their issues
Partial knee replacements are ga ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven as unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, are used to ease the pain and discomfort that accompany arthritis in the knee...
Stryker, who we all know for the ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Stryker, who we all know for the knee replacements testified last week before Congress...about their continued relationships with patients...and there could be potential indictments of physicians when it all boils out...and
Knee Replacements Beneficial for Balance Improvement as Well as Pain Reduction by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons showed that a knee replacement can help improve an elderly person's balance. Balance problems and increased risk for falls are common

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Treatment ... our whole joint, or to fuse it into position. Arthroplasty Joint replacement therapy, also k ... » Read on
Introduction ... artificial joint. The medical term for this type of surgery is 'arthroplasty'. Knee replacement surgery (arthr ... » Read on