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Tag: Arthritis knee

Sep 2

Arthritis is one of the most common reasons that people will come to an orthopedic surgeon.  I find that more often than not a true understanding of what the term “arthritis” means is the first and most useful step in helping to define a treatment plan that is individually tailored.  I aim to help in

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Aug 2

As explained in the prior installment, arthritis is deterioration of the cartilage surface on the ends of the bones.  So, when one develops arthritis of the knee, the cartilage deteriorates and at times deteriorates completely so that bone is touching bone which is painful when moved.  Understanding what arthritis means is important in the treatment

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Jun 2

INTRODUCTION — Total knee replacement, or total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which parts of the knee joint are replaced with artificial parts (prostheses). A normal knee functions as a hinge joint between the upper leg bone (femur) and lower leg bones (tibia and fibula).  The surfaces where these bones meet can become

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