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Relieving knee pain

Relieving knee pain often requires experimenting with different approaches. It’s always best to start with the least invasive approach available. You’ll know it’s time for knee replacement when all of the other options fail to bring relief and your daily activities…

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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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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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