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Makoplasty Robotic partial knee resurfacing is a less invasive solution designed to restore the feeling of a natural knee.

Mortality Following TKA is Declining

July 13, 2018

Research on outcomes for joint replacement surgery has led to targeted patient selection for Total Knee Replacement surgery.  Risk factors for poor outcomes include obesity, uncontrolled diabetes, smoking and cardiovascular disease.  Great emphasis has been placed on modifying risk factors PRIOR to knee replacement surgery. Many patients are willing undergo an intervention which lowers their […]

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Weight Loss Slowed Rate of Knee Degeneration

June 29, 2018

A 4 year study using MRI to look at knees showed the rate of knee degeneration/wear.  The more weight loss, the slower the rate of knee destruction.  Another study showed that combining weight loss with exercise with dietary modification improved exercise tolerance (walking) and improved weight loss.  Finally, the proportion of obese patients with artificial […]

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Unicondylar (Partial) Knee Replacement Comparable to Total Knee Replacement

June 15, 2018

In properly selected patients with isolated, single compartment arthritis of the knee success at 2 years post op is similar.  Young age, BMI > 30, and low surgeon volume are associated with decreased implant survivorship and higher failure rate. Makoplasty Robotic Partial knee replacement is an great alternative to full knee replacement.  Read this link […]

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Running Does Not Lead to Knee Arthritis

June 1, 2018

A 2018 report in the JBJS found a lower incidence of knee and hip damage (osteoarthritis) in active marathon runners.  675 Marathoners were questioned.   These runners on average had run for 19 years logging an average of 36 miles per week.  Arthritis prevalence was only 9 % for runners vs. 18 % for the US […]

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Robotic Knee Replacement Trends

May 11, 2018

A recent analysis of Utilization Trends show Robotic /Computer assisted Knee Replacement surgery is increasing in the US.  Approximately 12 % of Knee replacement cases in 2015 up from 4 % in 2008.   29 % of Facilities (hospitals, ASC) and 17 % of Orthopedics Surgeons use robots/computers for hip or knee replacement surgery.  This […]

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PRP for Knee Chondral Defects

May 5, 2018

PRP for Chondral Defects): Partial Thickness Knee Lesions PRP (platelet rich plasma) is an injection treatment performed in the office. PRP for the knee is a biologic regenerative medicine treatment that does not require a surgical procedure.  Knee chondral defects have a limited capacity for self repair due to the low biologic activity of chondrocytes and […]

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PRP for Knees – OA

April 27, 2018

PRP for OA (osteoarthritis knees): PRP (platelet rich plasma) is an injection treatment performed in the office. PRP for the knee is a biologic regenerative medicine treatment that does not require a surgical procedure.  This treatment is used to modify the symptoms of knee OA (osteoarthritis) by counteracting the natural process of Osteoarthritis which alters the […]

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Leading the way in Therapeutic Autologous Biologics

April 22, 2018

Advanced Cellular Biologics with Therapeutic Strength Compositions PurePRP  II is an autologous cellular biologic that has become standard of care for many treatment modalities. In today’s world of regenerative medicine, clinicians are requiring products that are not only clinically effective but, also have the versatility to provide for specific treatment requirements. This may include therapeutic […]

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