Frequent Reader Questions about Hip Replacement Surgery

Since beginning my joint replacement blog several years ago, I have received many comments and questions from readers on a variety of subjects and personal experiences. For this post, I will use a Q & A format to share some of the most-frequently asked questions and concerns about hip replacement surgery (THR). I will link…

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…