Poor Results after TKR Due to Infection: Diagnosis and Treatment

For the second of three blog posts about post-surgical complications and unsatisfactory results after total knee replacement (TKR), I will discuss the critical need to rule out infection and if present, how to treat it. If underlying infection is present, and the infection is not realized preoperatively or intraoperatively, then almost assuredly any further attempt…

Early Results Indicate the VERASENSE Knee System Is a Game Changer for Precision Balance During Total Knee Replacement

In a previous blog, I discussed that by using VERASENSE sensor-assisted technology (click the link to read the full blog), I see more consistently excellent results after total knee replacement (TKR) and revision TKR surgery. This device, which is shaped like the definitive tibial plastic bearing, has an embedded micro computer chip and pressure sensors…

Greater Trochanteric Bursitis: A Common Cause of Hip Pain

One of the most common sources of hip pain is greater trochanteric bursitis caused by inflammation of the bursa, which is located at the outward curve of the femur (thighbone) where it meets the hip bone. The bursa provides a cushion to reduce friction between the femur’s boney knob and large tendons, and the muscles…

Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. William Leone to Discuss: Hip and Knee Replacements: Latest Techniques and Care for Improved Results

FORT LAUDERDALE – Renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Leone will discuss combining the latest surgical techniques and technologies with good, old-fashioned patient care to achieve the best and most-consistent results and experience for hip and knee surgery, during the Ortho Hour on Wednesday, October 28 at 4 p.m. at the Sister Innocent Conference Center at…