Q&A: Total hip replacement, mini-posterior vs. direct anterior surgical approaches

How invasive is the mini-posterior approach?         …

I had my hip or knee replacement and I’m still in pain. Now what? When is it time for a second opinion?

When should someone who already has had a hip or knee replacement…

When should I have my hip or knee replaced? When you’re surviving but not thriving.

Like almost everything in life, this decision is seldom black…

How We Manage Your Pain After Surgery

At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, Dr. Leone and his team are committed to giving you both the best result and the best experience. One of the major reasons our patients recover so much faster and return to full activities so much sooner than even several years ago is our comprehensive approach to preventing and preempting pain. Our goal is to “stay ahead of the pain curve”. This begins in the pre-operative holding area prior to your surgery ever starting.

For Posterior or Anterior Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon is What Matters Most

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Two years ago, I posted a blog detailing the pros and cons of mini-posterior versus direct anterior total hip replacement surgery (THR). The overwhelming response to that blog article (click on the link above to view) prompted me to provide this update.

Steps You Can Take to Ensure the Best Result and Best Experience when Having a Hip or Knee Replacement

In a previous blog, “Why Joint Replacement Patients Are Getting Well so much Faster Today,” I described the reasons why patients are getting well so much faster today than even just a few years ago. This partially is due to new and improved surgical techniques and prosthetics, as well as better pain management and prevention strategies.

Multiple Hip, Knee and Back Pain Issues: Which To Treat First?

At The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, I routinely see patients who present with pain and/or disability from arthritic disease in both hips or knees and sometimes a combination of hips and knees. Many of these same patients also have pain from back issues.

Joint Replacement Surgery Q&A

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In the third and final blog of my Q&A series, here are the most common questions I’m asked about joint replacement surgery, many focusing specifically on the knee.