Knee replacements are relatively common orthopedic surgical procedures that involve removing diseased or damaged bone and tissue in the knee and replacing it with prosthetic materials to restore pain-free movement. Ever since the first robot-assisted knee replacement in 1985, robotic surgeries have become much more common as they help surgeons be as precise as possibleRead More
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Can Creaking Joints Indicate That I Need a Partial Knee Replacement?
Joints creak, pop, and crack may happen even more often when we age. In certain joints, like knees, creaking sounds may be pretty loud. Yet, does the sound indicate that the joint is wearing down or needs to be replaced, partially or fully? Let’s discuss why joints make noise, if or when you may needRead More
What Questions Should I Ask My Orthopedic Surgeon Before Carpal Tunnel Surgery?
Carpal tunnel surgery is an orthopedic procedure used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome – a common condition that causes numbness and weakness in the hand and arm. If you are considering carpal tunnel surgery, it is important to ask your orthopedic surgeon plenty of questions to ensure you understand the risks and benefits associated withRead More
Common Spine Injuries Following an Accident
Being involved in an accident, especially ones that cause trauma to your back makes you vulnerable to spinal injury. If you suspect that you have sustained an injury to the spinal column, have yourself checked immediately. Any damage to your spine is cause for concern. If left untreated, spinal damage can lead to more severeRead More
Bone and Joint Health Awareness Month: Common Bone and Joint Conditions
October is Bone and Joint Health Awareness Month— a health campaign intended to increase public awareness of the importance of prevention, management, and treatment of bone and joint conditions. At Advanced Orthopedic Center, we believe that one of the secrets to living life with no physical limits is to take care of your bone andRead More