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What to Know About Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty

Hip replacements are one of the most performed orthopedic surgeries, often as a treatment for arthritis. Arthritis affects 91 million… Read More

Why Icing Is Important After Surgery

After you have orthopedic surgery, you may be sent home with instructions on icing the part of your body that… Read More

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, here are the top 10 blogs of the year!

An Overview of Robotic Joint Replacements

Joint replacements used to be done using averages for all patients, with standard angles and instrumentation. With the new robotic… Read More

What to Do When You Have Been Offered Elective Surgery

While I’m a spine surgeon, the ideas I talk about in this blog post work for all kinds of surgery,… Read More

When to Consider Surgery for Hip and Knee Arthritis

Arthritis is the umbrella term for damage to multiple parts of a joint in your body. You may have pain,… Read More

Rapid Recovery for Outpatient Total Joint Surgery

Hip and knee arthritis can be debilitating and limit your ability to perform normal activities. Arthritis occurs when the cushioning… Read More

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What to Expect with Outpatient Total Joint Replacement

Outpatient total joint replacement has many benefits for the patient, including ease of the surgery, lower cost, quicker recovery time,… Read More

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Understanding Back and Hip Pain

As a pain management physician, I help people who don’t know where their pain is coming from. I diagnose the… Read More

Outpatient Total Joint Replacement: What You Need to Know

Dr. William Petersen and Dr. Thomas Klein give an overview of outpatient total joint replacement for knees and hips.