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The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, un “Consultorio de Destino’

En 2009, el Dr. William A. Leone, jefe de The Leone Center for…
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After hip or knee replacement when can I shower, drive, return to work, and have sex?

I decided to write this short blog on four common questions, topics I’m routinely asked about after someone has a hip or knee surgery. When is it ok to shower and get the incision wet, when it’s safe to drive, when should they plan on returning to work and the what factors drive that timing, and finally when it’s safe to resume sexual activities?

Painful total hip or total knee: Do I have an allergy to the metal prosthesis?

I routinely see patients who are in pain and frustrated with…

My Posterior Hip Approach Versus My Anterior Hip

Dr. Leone, It was good to see you again yesterday…

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…

When is it time to have my knee or hip replaced?

Deciding to finally “give in” and undergo hip or knee replacement…

Hip Replacement Patients Share Videos and Photos of Their New, Active Lifestyles

It’s one thing to read testimonials about how well people are doing post joint-replacement surgery, whether it’s simply being able to move again with ease or getting back to an active lifestyle that previously was cut short.

Partial vs. Total Hip Replacement Surgery

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Some patients in need of a hip replacement will ask me if they are candidates for a partial rather than a total hip replacement because it sounds “less invasive.” Unlike the knee (which has three distinct compartments and when one wears out there’s a good chance that only that compartment needs to be replaced), the hip is a single ball (femoral head) and joint socket (acetabulum) and a partial hip replacement often isn’t the optimum choice.