Articles About : Knee

Knee Replacement Surgery and Fall Risks

Knee Replacement Surgery

If you’re having knee replacement surgery this winter, you may have concerns about falling. With all the ice and snow here in northern Utah — and with you a little unsteady on your feet — you have a right to be worried about taking a tum ... View More...

Chronic Knee Pain Causes & Treatment

chronic knee pain

Chronic knee pain can result from a variety of orthopedic injuries, diseases and conditions. This type of pain is characterized by its enduring nature and the unlikelihood that it will go away without treatment. For many, the chronic aching and disc ... View More...

How Are Cells Obtained for Stem Cell Injections?

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Stem cell injections, a form of regenerative medicine treatment, provide a long-needed alternative to traditional treatments for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries. In the past, patients were often forced to choose between living with the pain ... View More...

Revision Knee Replacement Surgery Causes

Revision Knee Replacement Surgery Causes

Revision knee replacement surgery is not often necessary, as most arthroplasty surgeries are successful. However, as with any surgical procedure, complications can occur, resulting in a failed knee replacement. Treatment typically requires a sur ... View More...

How Soon Can You Drive After Total Knee Replacement?

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In the weeks after total knee replacement surgery — also known as total knee arthroplasty (TKA) — you will likely be eager to get back behind the wheel. After all, no one really likes relying on friends, family members or public transportatio ... View More...

Is It Time to Consider Knee or Hip Replacement?

Consider Knee or Hip Replacement

Should you have knee or hip replacement now, or should you wait? Your orthopedic surgeon can make a recommendation one way or the other, but you’ll need to come to your own decision. The matter boils down to the severity of your hip or knee disabi ... View More...

Conventional vs. Robot-Assisted Knee Replacement

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Knee replacement surgery, also known as total knee or partial knee arthroplasty, can be life-altering for many patients who suffer from osteoarthritis and other joint problems. This surgery can eliminate pain and restore mobility, allowing patients t ... View More...

ACL Injury Prevention and Screening Program

ACL injury prevention

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention education has become more necessary in recent years, as these and related orthopedic knee injuries have increased significantly in the United States. Treatment is time-consuming and costly, leaving t ... View More...