OrthoIndy surgeon helps Operation Walk USA
Dr. David Fisher, an OrthoIndy surgeon at Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital, has provided free knee replacements to two patients as part of Operation Walk USA.
Friday Dec 6
Hips, knees and cataract operations: Postcode search
The number of vital, non-emergency procedures carried out by the NHS in England has started to be rationed, analysis by research group Dr Foster suggests.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Key NHS operations 'being rationed'
But since 2010, the numbers have levelled off - with just one in eight areas now doing more hips and knees and one in five seeing rises in cataracts.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Tue Dec 03, 2013
Weirton Daily Times
Hospital? - setting the bar'
"It's because we are setting the bar in so many ways. Specifically, for pain management in knee replacements, we are so cutting-edge we know other facilities will follow our approach across the country," Roig said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cincinnati surgeons to perform free knee and hip replacements
Orthopedic surgeons at the Christ Hospital Health Network will provide free hip and knee replacements on Saturday to five low-income patients from Greater Cincinnati who don't qualify for government financial help.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Are you a candidate for knee relief surgery?
As the largest joint in the body, the knee is naturally prone to injury and pain.
Making life a little brighter for some of the poorest
Dr. Thomas King, center back, an orthopedic surgeon with the Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, led a team to Ecuador for a week to perform knee replacements as he has done for the past nine years.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Region's hospitals reducing wait times for hip, knee replacements
The Ottawa region is steadily reducing surgery wait times for patients undergoing hip and knee replacements, local health officials said Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Operation Walk USA: Celebrates 3rd Year of Providing Free Hip & Knee...
On December 3rd, 8-10 patients throughout the Miami area have been chosen to receive donated hip and knee replacements at the Center for Advanced Orthopedics at Larkin.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Journal News
What you need to know about joint replacements
Dr. J. Robert Seebacher, medical director of the joint replacement service at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has replaced thousands of hips and knees.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
This Robotic Unicondylar Knee System is Perfect for Outpatient Facilities
Help surgeons produce outstanding, reproducible partial knee replacements in your outpatient setting with the Navio robotic-controlled surgical system from Blue Belt Technologies.
Hospital forced to limit hip, knee replacement surgeries
WINNIPEGa S-At a time when Manitobans still face long waits for orthopedic surgery, the province's largest hip and knee replacement program is having to slow down its surgical pace due to operating room constraints.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
New Knee, New Life: Patient hopes others learn from experience
Much to my surprise, I watched a total knee replacement surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Plain Dealer
New Knee, New Life: Live video of knee replacement surgery tomorrow
John Favaloro has been gritting his teeth through increasing knee pain for the past 35 years, since high school sports injuries forced him to have arthroscopic surgery to remove the cartilage in his right knee.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Francine M. Farber: Shoulder surgery provides many lessons
After three years of arthritis pain advancing from mild to moderate to severe, I gave in to the recommendation that I undergo a total replacement of my right shoulder.
Winter pressure surgery plan revised
In October Hywel Dda Health Board said it would not carry out some elective orthopaedic operations like hip and knee replacements while it dealt with increased pressure on services.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Talking Points: Pillsbury contest winner, struggles of Egyptian women, obesity and knee placements
DOUGH FOR DOUGH: After winning $1-million for her Loaded Potato Pinwheels recipe, Glori Spriggs gets a hug from the Pillsbury Doughboy in Las Vegas.
Baby-boomer patients adding pounds, then need new knees
In his mid-40s, Charles Carroll, a letter carrier in Shrewsbury, Mass., started taking anti-inflammatory medicine for his achy knees.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Meat products could raise diabetes risk
Rising rates of obesity among people younger than 65 may be the main reason for the rapidly increasing number of knee replacements in the United States, according to a new study.