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Inpatient Rehab Offers No Benefit Over Home Exercise Program After Knee Replacement Surgery

A new study finds that inpatient rehabilitation seems to offer no overall benefit when compared with a monitored home-based regimen for patients recovering from standard knee replacement surgery, more formally known as “total knee arthroplasty.” 163 more words

Orthopedics

Ian McDermott Discusses Patient-Specific Prostheses and 3D Printing for Knee Surgery

Ian McDermott is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Founder of London Sports Orthopaedics. Ian was the youngest Elected Council Member and Trustee in the history of The Royal College of Surgeons and he currently holds an Honorary Professorship at Brunel University, London, in the School of Sport & Education. 94 more words

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Insurers pay twice as much as hospitals for hip and knee implants

Imagine this: You go to buy a car, but you don’t know who makes it, how other customers feel it’s performing, or how its price compares to other cars in its class. 97 more words

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Scaffolds Covered in Stem Cells and Silver Ions to Prevent Osteomyelitis

Bone infections are often very difficult to treat, and with the rise of MRSA this issue has become only more challenging. A team of researchers from University of Missouri, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, and Silpakorn University in Thailand has developed a way of making tissue scaffolds that ward off MRSA while promoting natural healing at the site of their implantation. 95 more words

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Choosing a different Street

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It has been some time since I last wrote, and much has happened in that time. I felt quite low after the dislocations in October 2015 and was waiting for some surgery to revise the failed hip and make life better again. 783 more words

Hip Replacement

Orthopedic Hospital and Joint Replacement Surgeon in Ahmedabad

The natural science Hospital in Ahmedabad refers to the study of bones regarding muscles and skeleton. On the choice hand, the term ‘Surgeon’ refers to someone Joint Replacement Center and excels at surgery. 393 more words

Joint Replacement Center In Ahmedabad

Should Hospitals Limit Joint Replacement Procedures as a Cost Saving Measure?

It has recently been reported that financial pressures within the NHS in the UK are leading some CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) to consider limiting joint replacement procedures in the hospitals within their areas by 12% for hip and 19% for knee arthroplasties respectively. 144 more words

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