Hip Knee Surgical Procedures

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Microfracture Surgery for Cartilage Damage

Learn how microfracture surgery is used to treat damaged cartilage and usually is performed as part of an arthroscopic knee surgery. Microfracture is a surgical option used in the treatment of areas of damaged cartilage. When a patient has a...

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Hip Labrum Surgery: Is It the Right Treatment?

Surgery for a hip labral tear has not been shown to be more effective than nonsurgical treatment. For most, nonsurgical treatments are appropriate. Orthopedic surgeons have become better at understanding sources of pain, and technology has increased...

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Hip-Joint and Femoral Osteoplasty

Removal of bone spurs, called osteoplasty, is a surgical procedure to address a common cause of hip pain called femoroacetabular impingement, or FAI. Hip-joint pain has received a lot of attention during the past decade. What was often attributed to...

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Rehab After Microfracture Surgery

Microfracture surgery is a treatment option for patients with cartilage damage. Proper rehab after surgery is essential for good results. Microfracture surgery is a treatment option for people who have cartilage damage within a joint. Cartilage...

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Surgical Options for Patella Dislocations

A dislocation of the patella can be problematic, since repeat dislocations are common. Learn about four types of surgery that can prevent recurrence. Dislocation of the patella occurs when the kneecap is pulled out of the groove on the end of the...

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Alternatives to Hip Replacement

While a hip replacement is the most common solution to severe arthritis, here are some other options. Severe hip arthritis can cause pain and difficulty walking. Many people who have these debilitating symptoms because of hip arthritis will...

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Risks of Delaying Joint Replacement Surgery

Learn the consequences of postponing your joint replacement surgery even if your reason for delaying is a justifiable one. Have you been told you need joint replacement surgery, but had hoped you could wait a little longer? Well, you're not alone....

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Surgery Treatments for Knee Pain and Injuries

Knee surgery can be performed for the treatment of many different conditions, including ACL reconstruction and knee replacement surgery. Knee surgery is often used for the treatment of different conditions that can cause knee pain. While...

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Microfracture Surgery for Cartilage Damage

Learn how microfracture surgery is used to treat damaged cartilage and usually is performed as part of an arthroscopic knee surgery. Microfracture is a surgical option used in the treatment of areas of damaged cartilage. When a patient has a...

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