by Cory Calendine, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Hip and Knee Specialist
When it comes to improving quality of life, hip replacement is one of the most successful surgeries medicine. Orthopaedic surgeons perform more than 300,000 hip replacements in the US every year. In the video below, Dr. Calendine discusses the actual implant components involved in total knee replacement surgery.
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Cory Calendine, MD is an Orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic 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.
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.
A major concern of many patients considering joint replacement surgery is how painful is it? Advanced pain control techniques and methods have made joint replacement surgery a less painful procedure over the past several years. Improved pain control methods allow much less use of narcotic medications and permit most patients to return home much sooner after hip or knee replacement surgery.