Tag: knee replacement

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery During COVID:...

When it comes to knee replacements, Marla Graves is a veteran. Her two artificial knees served her well for many...

June 23, 2020

New Robotic-Arm Tech for Knee Replacements Offers...

Robotic-arm assisted surgery for total or partial knee replacements is becoming more common for the growing number of patients suffering...

February 6, 2020

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion...

January 17, 2020

Custom Implants can Improve Healing for Knee-Replacement...

Victory comes in many forms. For Art Auwaerter, victory was being able to participate in an Olympic-style weightlifting competition after...

August 1, 2019

New Knees Keep This Baby Boomer Moving...

Bob Pack, 69, has always led a physically active life. But working as a carpenter and staying fit by running...

May 31, 2017

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Helps Patients Bounce Back (Video)

If you’ve ever had an injury that made it difficult to walk, you may have discovered that putting weight on...

May 22, 2017

Bilateral Knee Replacement: A Grateful Patient’s Story

A cancer survivor, Maria Lopez, 65, can now add bilateral knee replacement to her list of personal triumphs. In early...

February 2, 2017

New Knees Offer New Life

Gone are the days when getting older meant slowing down and losing your desire to stay active. In the minds...

March 23, 2015

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Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you...

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...