7 Wrong Reasons Why People Avoid Knee Replacement

Assumptions about knee replacement surgery

Last updated: 9th January, 2017  Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure that remains the only alternative when the knee joints become severely damaged due to disease or trauma. At HealthClues, we are contacted for a second opinion by many patients who have been advised to undergo knee replacement surgery and need a second opinion In […]

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Oxinium Knee Replacement

oxinium knee replacement

Last updated: 9th January, 2017  Introduction In the year 2003, Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology company, introduced Oxinium™ or oxidized zirconium implants for joint replacement surgeries like total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.1 It is claimed that these implants are longer lasting as compared to traditional artificial alternatives, owing to their properties of […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

chronic knee pain

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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Top 5 Knee Replacement Videos

Risks of knee replacement surgery

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Knee replacement surgery is a major surgical procedure that should be undertaken after a careful consideration. A patient may have many questions as to what exactly a knee replacement is and how it is performed. Thankfully, plenty of knee replacement videos are available today on YouTube, Vimeo and other similar sites. […]

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Joint pain – how an early intervention helps?

Stanford professor Michel Serres hikes the Dish on a regular basis.

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  As someone who helps the patient get rid of their pain, I am often surprised how many people just keep ignoring their joint pains until it becomes much worse. There is an understanding that something like this should be just accepted as part of aging. However, this acceptance of pain can […]

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Are Oxinium implants worth the extra cost?

Oxinium Implants

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  When a patient is advised a knee replacement surgery, an important aspect of the surgery involves the choice of the knee implant type. There are several aspects to consider in selecting an implant type such as the degree of motion supported, the type of metal alloy used, cost and durability to […]

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Knee Replacement Surgery and Weight

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The more one begins to understand the magic behind movement in human body, the more one can appreciate the skills involved in conducting successful orthopedic surgeries like a knee replacement. In a perfectly aligned normal knee, you can imagine a straight weight bearing axis passing through the center from the femoral […]

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Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and its treatments

ACL-reconstruction

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  What is ACL ligament? The ligament that is present in the center of our knee is called as anterior cruciate ligament or ACL. Four major ligaments hold the knee together, and the ACL is one among them. The ACL is damaged when it is twisted or injured. It is the site for one […]

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