Things to Know about Revision Knee Replacement

January 7, 2019

Though knee replacement implants are created to last for a long time, they will not last indefinitely. There are a number of factors that can cause an implant to wear out, requiring revision knee replacement surgery to replace the old...

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4 Things You Didn’t Know about Osteoporosis

December 17, 2018

You’ve probably heard of osteoporosis. Maybe you even try to get enough calcium in your diet to avoid osteoporosis as you age. There’s a lot more to preventing osteoporosis and understanding it than simply trying to up your calcium intake....

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Partial vs Total Knee Replacement: Learn the Difference

November 16, 2018

The human body is an amazing machine. The musculoskeletal system gives your body form, stability, and mobility. This system, made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, cartilage, and other connective tissues, is truly exceptional. Joints like your knees work endlessly...

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Checklist to Follow before Hip Replacement Surgery

November 12, 2018

As people get older or suffer injuries, hip replacement surgery can become inevitable. While it might sound scary, especially for someone who has never had surgery before, it’s a remarkably safe procedure. Patients often experience fantastic results and are immensely...

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Interesting Facts about Fractures

October 29, 2018

Hopefully, you never have a painful fracture. Broken bones are no fun. They take a long time to heal, make it difficult to do daily activities, and the cast isn’t a walk in the park. It’s itchy and smelly. That...

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Ways to Reduce Infection after Knee Replacement Surgery

October 9, 2018

Although infections after knee replacement surgery are rare, orthopedic surgeons in Jacksonville, FL, want their patients to be informed about the risks and how to avoid complications from infection. The more you know about these risks, no matter how low,...

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Learn What Causes Stress Fractures

August 1, 2018

Ouch! Lately, after finishing weeknight practices with your summer soccer league, your left shin feels very sore. You’ve tried resting it, icing it, and taking anti-inflammatories, but nothing seems to help, and it seems to be getting worse. You decide...

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