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Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Eight years ago, I tore the meniscus in my left knee while squatting down to dust the furniture in my living room. Initially, I assumed the pain would subside in a few days. Unfortunately, the pain, and swelling, only got worse over time. So, I underwent surgery to remove the part of my meniscus that was torn. Unfortunately, I’ve developed osteoarthritis in this knee during the years since my surgery. I’ve tried several home treatments to relieve my symptoms. Sadly, none of them have worked. Because I miss my active lifestyle, I’m considering making an appointment with an orthopedist. On this blog, you will discover the latest trends in osteoarthritis treatment.

3 Knee Replacement Techniques That Have Improved Surgical Outcomes

18 September 2015
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If you are having a knee replacement and are intimidated by the surgery, there are reasons you should be less afraid. The intimidation you feel about the procedure, beyond routine concerns, is often due to poor outcomes in previous decades. With advances in technology and surgical techniques, more patients are leaving the hospital quickly and without a lengthy recovery. Platelet-Rich Plasma During pre-operative preparations, your surgeon may choose to take a vial of your blood for later use. Read More …