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 Many are fearful about outdated notions that a knee replacement is prolonged and extremely painful.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 August 18 2018
Innovation Trailblazer Award for Ritesh Shah, M.D.
Posted On August 14 2018Orthopedic surgeon, Ritesh Shah, M.D. has been honored with the IJS Innovation Trailblazer Award of Excellence acknowledging early adoption of intellijoint HIP into his practice at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) setting at Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center (ISMOSC) in Morton Grove.
Local Orthopedic Surgeon, Ritesh Shah, MD, Receives Innovation Trailblazer Award for Adoption of New Navigation System for Hip Replacement Surgery
Posted On August 02 2018Orthopedic surgeon, Ritesh Shah, MD, was honored with the IJS Innovation Trailblazer Award of Excellence acknowledging early adoption of intellijoint HIP® into his practice at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and in an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) setting at Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center (ISMOSC) in Morton Grove.
Dr. Shah on WGN News Radio for Outpatient Total Joint Replacements.
Posted On July 27 2018
See This Patient One Year After a Total Hip Arthroplasty
Posted On July 20 2018Last year, we featured a patient's self video after a total hip arthroplasty, here he is one year later. At 53 years old post double hip replacement, he is back at it.
Joint Replacement Surgery and Transitional Care | Right at Home | Senior Home Care Blog
Posted On July 20 2018Dr. Ritesh Shah, an AAOS board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute of metropolitan Chicago, notes that on average people receive a total joint replacement between age 64 and age 66. “People are enjoying activities at an older age now and want to enjoy their quality of life,” Dr. Shah said.
Dr. Shah Featured in Becker's Hospital Review Article "Want to realign fee-for-service physicians to value-based care? Act on your data"
Posted On June 07 2018In a healthcare landscape where 70 percent of physicians prefer fee-for-service payment models¹, tying physician payment to outcomes requires realigning entrenched clinical processes with new value-based methods.