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.

Hip and Knee Q&A: Common Questions about Joint Pain, Pain Management and Treatment

In the second of a three-part Q&A series about joints, here are some of the most common questions patients at The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care ask about hips and knees.

Caring for Patients Who Don’t Heal Optimally After Treatment for Hip Fractures

The strategies for treatment and prognosis often are very different. Fortunately, most people who break hips and are treated surgically do well. However, this isn’t the case for everyone and there are a variety of reasons for poor outcomes.

Joint Preservation Strategies to Delay the Need for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

In the first of several blog posts about hip and knee joint preservation, I will discuss the mechanics of these amazing joints that help keep us moving and the conservative treatments that can delay and possibly prevent the eventual need for partial or total joint replacement.

Radio Interview: Dr. Leone discusses how he finds solutions to complex hip and knee problems.

Anita Finley, Boomer Times recently hosted Dr. William Leone…

Staying Ahead of the Pain Curve for a Faster, Better Recovery

At The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we are very sensitive to our patients concerns about post-operative pain. We’ve learned that patients have less pain and get well faster when they know what to expect after surgery. We believe a well-informed patient has a better recovery.

Exparel: a New, Long-lasting Local Anesthetic that Decreases Postoperative Pain after Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

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As more and more people have hip and knee replacement surgery, postoperative pain management treatments and drugs, as well as prostheses and surgical techniques, continue to be refined.

Regional or General Anesthesia: Which is Preferred for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery?

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One of the preoperative decisions prior to hip or knee replacement surgery is what type of anesthesia will be administered. Before your surgery is scheduled, your anesthesiologist will review your past medical history, give you an exam and then discuss the type of anesthesia recommended for you.

Postoperative Care: What to Expect after Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

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Much of the content on my blog explores the signs and causes…

Conservative Treatments to Delay Joint Replacement Surgery and Help Manage Pain

In September 2012, The Journal of the American Medical Association…

Managing Post-Operative Pain

At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we have found that post-operative…

How To Recognize and Manage Referred Pain

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The human body's "shared wiring" can intermingle and cause unusual…