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…

When is Knee Replacement Surgery Right for You?

The art and science of joint replacement surgery are constantly…

Common Causes of Chronic Knee Pain: Are Your Knees At Risk?

If you have ever cancelled a tennis match or golf game because…

Physical therapy after your surgery: (Hip)

Your physical therapy will start the day of your surgery. We…

Postoperative Care

After your first meeting with Dr. Leone and scheduling your surgery…