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Side (Outer) Hip Pain

Side or outer hip pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint. Hip bursitis is a frequent cause of side hip pain and there are multiple treatments options that can offer joint pain relief. Dr. Cory Calendine, MD discusses the causes, symptoms and medical treatments available for hip bursitis and lateral hip pain.

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When Can I Drive After Joint Replacement?

A common questions from hip and knee replacement patients is "When can I return to driving after surgery?" Cory Calendine, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon and joint replacement specialist discusses the criteria used to determine when patients are able to return to driving. There are many factors which contribute to hip and knee surgery patients' postoperative recovery and return to daily activities.

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Top 6 Arthritis Myths Busted

Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the U.S. and impacts more than 50 million Americans including 300,000 children. Learn the facts and help bust the most common myths surrounding Arthritis and Joint Pain. Dr. Calendine and the team at Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee can help correctly diagnose the cause of your joint symptoms and customize a effective treatment program that is right for you.

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Total Hip Replacement Implant Parts Explained

Dr. Cory Calendine, Orthopedic Surgeon explains the basic components involved in total hip replacement. Hip implants consist of carefully engineered (plastic and metal) components that replace the damaged bone surface seen with hip arthritis and injury. When it comes to improving quality of life, total hip arthroplasty is one of the most successful surgeries performed by surgeons today.

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Robotic-Assisted Hip Replacement Advantages

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from pain caused by joint arthritis, injury and pain, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery might be right for you. Dr. Cory Calendine, Orthopaedic Surgeon, and the team at the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee offer state-of-the-art robotic surgery solutions for joint pain sufferers. LEARN MORE.

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6 Pro Golfers That Overcame Arthritis

Spring means it's time again for The Masters at Augusta National golf course and another opportunity to be motivated by Pro Golfers winning with Arthritis. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America. Dr. Cory Calendine discusses how - with exercise programs, medications, and even joint replacement - these Professional Golfers explain how they have overcome arthritis and remain active in life.

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Common Hip Arthritis Symptoms

For most patients, there is a lot more to hip arthritis than just hip pain. Dr. Cory Calendine, MD discusses the top presenting symptoms of hip joint arthritis and the importance of early diagnosis and correct treatment of joint pain.

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Nonopioid Pain Treatment for Joint Surgery

The medical community has recognized the contribution of prescription opioids in the growing national opioid crisis. Research studies are evaluating the safety and efficacy of opioid alternatives and multimodal pain treatment protocols. Decreasing and even eliminating the use of opioids for perioperative pain control is becoming a standard of care for orthopaedic surgical procedures.

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Are Your Legs The Same Length

Leg length discrepancy (LLD) is an orthopaedic problem that results when one lower extremity is longer than the other. Leg length discrepancy can be structural or functional and can be secondary to other diseases including arthritis, bone injury and neuromuscular syndromes. When leg length discrepancy becomes symptomatic, treatments is often determined by etiology and severity of symptoms.

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Bone and Joint Imaging Comparison: Xray, CT, MRI

Diagnostic imaging techniques can help delineate musculoskeletal injury and disease. The most commonly used techniques include xrays, computed tomography (CT) scans, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Dr. Cory Calendine, Orthopaedic Surgeon, discusses the differences and most common uses of bone and joint imaging modalities.

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Hip Replacement Myths

Approximately 400,000 hip replacements will be performed this year in the US. Hip replacement surgical technique and implant design has advanced at a rapid pace, and many outdated hip replacement myths linger, especially on the internet. If you’re suffering with hip pain, don’t allow these misconceptions keep you from seeking advice from a qualified specialist.

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Your Total Joint Replacement Questions Answered

Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s board-certified total joint replacement specialists Cory Calendine, M.D., and Brian Perkinson, M.D., sat down to discuss the process of total joint replacement, what makes a good candidate for surgery and what the recovery process entails.

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MAKO Robotic-Assisted Total Hip Replacement

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from pain caused by joint arthritis, and you have not seen relief with conservative treatment options, MAKO Robotic-Assisted joint replacement might be right for you. Cory Calendine, MD, Hip and Knee Specialist discusses the benefits of Robotic-Assisted Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA).

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Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery

Pain control is a major concern for many joint replacement surgery candidates. Surgeons and anesthesiologists utilize a combination of advanced anesthesia techniques to optimize pain control and improve hip and knee replacement outcomes. Advanced anesthesia procedures at the Bone and Joint Institute means improved pain control and shorter hospital stays for most joint replacement patients.

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Osteoporosis Facts and Fractures

Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility and an increased risk of fractures of the hip, spine, and wrist. Men as well as women are affected by osteoporosis, a disease that can be prevented and treated. Get the facts about causes, prevention, fractures and bone density testing.

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First Week After Joint Replacement: What To Expect

Joint Replacement is a major surgical procedure, pre-operative education and expectations can make joint replacement recovery more successful. This blog discusses the first week of joint replacement recovery with consideration of pain control, appetite, sleep and assistance with basic daily activities. The bone and joint institute team is dedicated to optimizing your joint replacement surgery recovery.

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Using Walker or Cane After Joint Replacement

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Cory Calendine, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon and founding partner of the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee at Williamson County Hospital in Franklin, TN. Dr. Calendine is an expert in Joint Replacement, specializing in Hip and Knee Surgery. From diagnosis through treatment, the Orthopedic Surgical experts at the Bone and Joint Institute use the latest techniques and technology to improve care for people with musculoskeletal problems. For more information, please contact our office or schedule your appointment today.
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