A Bad Total Knee Is Restored with the Use of an OrthoSensor Device

A Bad Total Knee Is Restored with the Use of an OrthoSensor Device On June 29, 2016, I performed a really eloquent operation on a 55-year-old elementary school teacher from Nassau, Bahamas. I was so excited with how the case worked out for her that I decided to share the experience in a short blog….

An Updated Look at the Effectiveness of Hip Arthroscopy: Who is a Good Candidate?

Arthroscopy is a surgical technique that has revolutionized how some complex problems that develop in certain joints are treated, including the hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow and wrist. For certain diagnoses, an arthroscopic repair is better and easier to perform, with less soft-tissue dissection and much smaller incisions, than performing an “open procedure” surgery to…

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…

Dinner with the Doctor

                Wednesday, March 2 at 4 pm | Reservations Required 954-351-5886 Sister Innocent Conference Center | Holy Cross Hospital      

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…