Do you think that a joint replacement will keep you sidelined for a long period of time? Or, do you think you’re too old for a joint replacement? Think again! Thousands of people have ankle, hip, knee or shoulder replacements every year and most are surprised by how quickly they can get back to normal activities.
Age is only a number when it comes to joint replacement. In fact, age is seldom a determining factor for joint replacement candidates.
Questions? Don’t worry. We have a total joint coordinator specifically assigned to help patients through the total joint process that we call The Joint Journey.
Total Knee Replacement and the ACL
Is the ACL necessary for a successful total knee arthroplasty (replacement)? Recently, due to advertising, there has been considerable discussion about keeping the anterior cruciate [...]
Linda shares her I'm Back story. "I remember seeing my great grandmother with ace bandages wrapped around her knees and my grandmother having knee surgery. [...]
10 Common Questions People Ask After Joint Replacement Surgery
Dr. James Grace, orthopedic surgeon, answers 10 of the most common questions people ask after having a joint replacement. Questions include: How long do I [...]
Understanding Anterior Hip Replacement: A Q&A with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Walker Flannery
Dr. Walker Flannery is one of many OSMS orthopedic surgeons who perform the anterior hip replacement procedure. We asked Dr. Flannery a couple of questions [...]
5 Facts About Hip Replacement
Our last blog article featured one specific method for hip replacement - the anterior approach. This week, Dr. William Enright will go over 5 facts about the [...]
Tom’s I’m Back Story
When there is a fire or someone has been in an accident, Tom likes to be first on the scene to help. As a firefighter [...]