How to Stay Active with Arthritis

Arthritis affects all of us. Ninety-one million Americans are affected by arthritis, mostly osteoarthritis. Forty-five percent of people have a… Read More

Shoulder Arthritis Overview and Treatment Options

Anatomy of the Shoulder and Cause of Shoulder Arthritis The normal shoulder comprises of the ball and socket joint, where… Read More

Hip and Knee Replacement in 2024: Technologies and Techniques to Speed Your Recovery

It’s 2024. We’re in a technologically driven world where everything we do has been touched and affected by technology and… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About a Shoulder Replacement

What is shoulder arthritis? Shoulder arthritis is the loss of cartilage lining of the ball in the ball and socket… Read More

Is My Knee Pain Arthritis? What Patients Need to Know

What’s in a knee? A knee does three things: What’s knee arthritis? Knee arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is a progressive… Read More

0 to 60 Knee Replacement: Accelerated Recovery and Return to Sports

Knee replacements are a more difficult operation to get right than hip replacements, because the knee is a more complicated… Read More

by William E. Nordt, III, MD

I’m Considering Getting My Hip Replaced: What Should I Know?

You’ve been grappling with hip pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility that is affecting your daily life. Despite exploring nonoperative treatment… Read More

The Patient’s Guide to Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty

Who needs a total hip replacement? Patients who are candidates for a total hip replacement (also called total hip arthroplasty)… Read More

New Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement

Modern Approaches In this situation, “approach” means how the surgeon enters the hip joint. Are they coming in through the… Read More

Technology in Joint Replacement

While there are other types of joint replacements, including elbow, shoulder and ankle, I focus on the hip and knee…. Read More