Get Back to Your Active Life
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ritesh Shah is a national leader in using new advances that allow many joint replacement patients to walk out of the hospital ninety minutes after surgery and get back to their active lives in days or weeks.
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A Patient's Self Video After a Total Hip Arthroplasty
“My New Knee Gave Me My Life Back”
This first person published account describes how crippling and consuming severe knee pain can be. It also describes how a 2013 knee replacement by Dr. Shah transformed her life.
A major theme of this article is that patients wait too long for knee replacement surgery. Many are fearful about outdated notions that a knee replacement is prolonged and extremely painful.
That is another world. Today Dr. Shah’s otherwise healthy knee replacement patients are often out of the hospital ninety minutes after their surgery. Thanks to minimal tissue trauma, many choose to take nothing free gems clash royale no survey more than over the counter medications during their recovery.
Read the article: http://patch.com/illinois/buffalogrove/my-new-knee-gave-me-my-life-back
The Arlington Park Jockey Who Got Back In The Saddle After A Hip Replacement
Fireman Back To Saving Lives After Hip Resurfacing
Young or middle-aged active men with moderate arthritis can often benefit from a hip resurfacing. Unlike a hip replacement, this operation preserves the patient’s original “femoral head.” As a result recovery is typically even faster, and range of motion even better, than following a total hip replacement. This published story describes a firefighter operated on by Dr. Shah who’s back to full active duty. Read the article: http://www.ahchealthenews.com/2015/08/13/firefighter-is-pain-free-after-hip-resurfacing/
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Fox News 32 Article: Chicago doc finds way to perform surgery with little or no narcotics
FOX 32 NEWS – An estimated 1 million Americans will undergo knee or hip replacement surgeries this year, and most will be given narcotics to deal with the pain. It’s just that sort of surgery-opiate cycle that is helping to fuel the opioid epidemic in this country. But one Chicago doctor has found a way to perform surgery with little or no narcotics.
Posted On September 20 2017
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Posted On August 25 2017
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Posted On June 07 2017
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