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28 Nov 2013
Over the years that surgeons have been doing knee replacements for their patients, the knee has not been anatomical. In other words, the usual movement of a knee when it bends and straightens also involves a twisting or pivoting movement which allows the points of maximum weight bearing to shift throughout the flexion cycle in...
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10 Mar 2010
Despite all the modern technology available, the age old condition of Osteoporosis remains a major clinical problem with an estimated 50% of white women, and 15% of white men, having a risk of fracture due to Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is silent because there are no symptoms at all until you experience a fracture.   Osteoporosis is defined as...
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7 Sep 2009
Patients about to undergo hip replacement surgery have many questions, and among the most common are those relating to pain management. Post-operative hip replacement patients want to know whether they will be able to sleep properly on pain medication, how much discomfort they will have with the normal activities of daily life, and how many narcotics...
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