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Good nutrition can speed your post-surgical healing

Good nutrition can speed your post-surgical healing. Even the most minimally invasive hip or knee surgery is still exactly that – invasive. Any…

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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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Corticosteroids for arthritis pain relief

Corticosteroids are one form of medication prescribed to treat the pain of arthritis. If you have not felt relief from a course…

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Partial knee replacement vs. total knee replacement

Partial knee replacement or total knee replacement? Which do you need? Not every patient suffering from knee osteoarthritis needs to have a…

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Articular cartilage

Articular cartilage covers the ends of the bones in your knee joint. Articular cartilage has a smooth, slippery surface that allows the…

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Surgical treatment for knee osteoarthritis

Surgical treatment for knee osteoarthritis should be considered when other efforts to treat your pain fail to bring relief.

Arthroscopy

Using an…

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Injuries to the ACL

Injuries to the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) are one of the most common sports injuries to the knee. They happen to professionals…

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