What is Hip Joint Preservation? Avoiding Hip Replacement Surgery.
Hip joint preservation is an innovative approach to keep your hip joints healthy, functioning, and to keep you moving pain-free. By using non-surgical or surgical techniques, you can prevent or delay the need for hip replacement surgery.
Champion Ice Skater Returns To Ice After Hip Replacement
A former professional figure skater, Anthony was a four-time national medalist who started skating at age 6. His dad wanted him to be a well-rounded athlete and wished for him to play hockey. Instead, coaches quickly recognized Anthony’s gift and grace for figure skating.
Your Guide To Joint Replacement & Transitional Care
A study presented in March by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that people are seeking joint replacements earlier in life
Dr. Shah’s 7 Necessities For Strong Outpatient Joint Replacements
Ritesh Shah, MD, chief of orthopedic surgery at Chicago-based Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, said adopting new technology and having a multimodal pain pathway were among seven factors needed for the best outcomes in outpatient total joint replacements.
Dr. Ritesh Shah Receives IJS Innovation Trailblazer Award
Orthopedic 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
Ambulatory centers offer affordable option for low-risk patients
When faced with an upcoming surgery, you might be presented with an unexpected option: Do you want to have your surgery in the hospital or in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), a fully licensed facility that performs surgeries on an outpatient basis?
Chicago doc performs surgery with little or no narcotics.
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.
Opioid Alternatives & Patient Communication Help Combat Epidemic
America’s struggle with the growing opioid epidemic has swept national headlines, with some reports estimating that 91 people die every day in the United States from the overuse of opioids.
Hip Resurfacing Vs. Total Hip Replacement, What’s the difference?
A painful hip can be excruciating. It can stop you from doing activities you enjoy. Walking, running, sitting, driving, playing sports, working, and even sleeping can become agonizing.
Award Winning Jockey Gets Back In The Saddle After Hip Replacement
“I started feeling pain in my groin when I was 42,” says legendary jockey, Carlos Silva. He’s won more than 4,000 races during his 32-year long career. The pain caused Silva, now 59, to see a doctor who told him he needed to hang up his uniform, retire from racing and get a hip replacement. But, for Silva, giving up riding wasn’t an option, so he kept on riding through the pain.