Understanding Degenerative Joint Disease in the Knee

degenerative joint disease in he knee

Understanding Degenerative Joint Disease in the Knee Degenerative joint disease in the knee is a painful condition that affects millions of people each year. This article will help you understand how degenerative joint disease develops and what can be done to treat it. What Causes Degenerative Joint Disease in the Knee? Degenerative joint disease (also […]

What is Computer-Assisted/Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement?

Computer-assisted/robotic assisted knee replacement

  What is Computer-Assisted/Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement? Computer-assisted or robotic assisted knee replacement is an alternative to the typical knee replacement surgery. In computer-assisted knee replacement surgery, the surgeon uses robotic arm technology to help them perform the total knee replacement surgery. By the end of this article, you will learn all about computer-assisted/robotic assisted […]

Do You Need A Partial Knee Replacement?

Do you Need a Partial Knee Replacement

  Do You Need A Partial Knee Replacement? Partial knee replacement surgery is similar to a total knee replacement. However, unlike a total knee replacement surgery, partial knee replacement surgery is only done to the portion of the knee that is damaged. Partial knee replacement surgery used to be common in older patients. Today, partial […]

De Quervains Release

De Quervains Release

  De Quervains Release De Quervains tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons on the side of the wrist. De Quervains release is an outpatient procedure that will relieve symptoms of De Quervains tenosynovitis. In this article, you will learn about the causes and symptoms of De Quervains tenosynovitis, how De Quervains tenosynovitis […]

Cases No One Else Will Tackle: Complex Primary and Revision Total Hip Replacements

revision total hip replacement

Cases No One Else Will Tackle: Complex Primary and Revision Total Hip Replacements Some orthopaedic cases that require complex primary or revision total hip replacements, are more specialized than others. This article will explore some of the orthopaedic cases no one else will tackle and how they can be treated here at Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants. […]

Do You Need A Smart Knee Balancing Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Smart Knee Balancing Total Knee Arthroplasty

Do You Need A Smart Knee Balancing Total Knee Arthroplasty? There are a number of different ways to approach total knee surgery, also known as total knee arthroplasty (TKA). TKA is an effective way to manage end-stage degenerative joint disease located in the knee. During surgery, it is important that there is the correct balance […]

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

  Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion The spine is made up of the spinal cord, vertebrae, and discs. These discs are very important for our range of motion and to cushion our bones against damage. As we age, these discs sometimes become warped, harden, or even tear. This can be extremely painful, especially in the lumbar […]

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