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Tag: knee replacement surgery

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been slowly gaining acceptance in the medical field as effective, non-surgical solutions to the inflammation and pain of…

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New knee puts Saints’ new special teams coach Mike Westhoff back in the game

 

NAPLES, Fla. (December 18, 2017) – The successful outcome of his outpatient partial knee replacement by Dr. Robert J. Zehr, is…

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An X-ray does not signal the need for knee replacement

An X-ray does not signal the need for knee replacement. Frequently, an X-ray is one of the first tests chosen for joint…

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A second opinion for knee pain relief

A second opinion for knee pain relief may be the first step that’s needed. Consider the following situation:

A doctor tells a…

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Revision knee replacement

Revision knee replacement refers to the procedure to repair or replace a failed first knee replacement. All implants have a limited life expectancy depending on an individual’s age, weight, activity level and medical condition(s). We expect most knees to last more…

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Post-operative questions about knee replacement

Post-operative questions about knee replacement vary, depending on the type of knee replacement surgery you have had. For instance total knee replacement…

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After knee replacement surgery

After knee replacement surgery, your first thought will most likely be “When can I go home?” Some of the most important preparation…

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Medication issues for knee replacement surgery

Medication  issues for knee replacement surgery in Naples include which medicines or supplements to start and which to stop prior to surgery.

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