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Robotic Total Knee Replacement Surgery Guide
Cory Calendine, MD outlines the process and advantage of MAKO Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement and walks you through the steps involved in a robotic-assisted total knee replacement surgery. Robotics are used in joint replacement procedures to improve accuracy, precision and patient outcomes. Read More
Ever wonder what happens to the kneecap (patella) during knee replacement? The decision to resurface the underside of the patella as part of total knee replacement may be influenced by a number of factors. Dr. Cory Calendine, Orthopaedic Surgeon discusses the process of patella resurfacing during knee replacement surgery. Read More
Tibial Plateau Fractures
Tibial plateau fractures are an injury to the top of the shin bone (tibia) near the knee joint. Tibia fractures most often occur due to high impact trauma or falls and sometimes require surgical treatment. Read More
Knee Meniscus Tears: The Basics
Meniscus tear is one of the most common knee joint injuries. This article explains the anatomy of knee menisci, mechanism of injury and symptoms and treatment following a knee meniscus tear. Treatment of meniscus injury can differ when associated with knee joint arthritis. Read More
Knee Pain and Weight Gain
There is a link between weight gain, obesity, and osteoarthritis. A high body weight or body mass index (BMI) can put additional pressure on your knees, increase inflammation and increase your risk of joint damage and pain. Taking the necessary steps to manage your weight can help protect your knees from joint pain and reduce your risk of osteoarthritis. Start a path to joint pain freedom with nutritious eating, increased activity and weight loss. Read More
Total Knee Replacement: The Parts Explained
There are more than 790,000 knee replacements performed each year in the United States. Dr. Calendine, orthopedic surgeon and hip and knee specialist, discusses the (4) basic components of Total Knee Replacement. Read More
Joint Replacement: A Physician Assistant's Perspective
Kaycee Young, PA-C shares her experience entering the world of Total Joint Replacement - from an undergraduate at the University of Tennessee to a valued Physician Assist Team member at the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee. Read More
5 Risk Factors for Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint condition that affects as many as 27 million Americans.Read More
Glue and Knee Replacement
Learn more about the GLUE that makes knee replacement a successRead More
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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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