Category: Knee Replacement Surgery

April Community Lecture Features Dr. John Burrow – Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees

Are you suffering from knee or hip pain and need surgery? Overcoming Arthritis Pain: Effective Treatment for Hips and Knees Join Dr. John Burrow as he discusses treatment options for painful arthritis of the hip and knee. Learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical options for relieving pain and restoring function. MAKOplasty, computer-navigation, Jiffy Hip,… Read more »

Knee Resurfacing, aka Partial Knee Replacement, vs. Total Knee Replacement

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Surgeon, I am often asked to compare and contrast the pros and cons of one surgical procedure over another and to make recommendations for patients regarding which treatment option would be the most appropriate for their certain condition.  This regularly happens when patients with knee pain… Read more »

September’s Lecture Features Dr. Bob Snyder Speaking About Treatments for Knee Pain

  Patient Specific Knee Replacement:  Lifelong Options for Pain Relief Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for some of the most-commonly seen knee problems.  Learn about Dr. Snyder’s personal experience with the ConforMIS Knee Resurfacing System and why he prefers it for his own patients.  Bring all of… Read more »

Contemplating Knee Replacement Surgery?

You May Want to Visit the Dentist Beforehand  by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD A new study out of Taiwan suggests that having your teeth cleaned by a dentist regularly can reduce your risk of infection subsequent to a knee replacement surgery.  The features editor of DrBicuspid.com, Donna Domino, reported that 1,291 patients over the… Read more »

June Community Lecture Features OSC Fellowship Trained Joint Replacement Specialist, Dr. John Burrow

Overcoming Arthritis Pain: Effective Treatment for Hips and Knees Join Dr. John Burrow as he discusses treatment options for painful arthritis of the hip and knee. Learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical options for relieving pain and restoring function. MAKOplasty, computer-navigation, Jiffy Hip, and other surgical techniques will be discussed, as well as OSC’s… Read more »

The Evolution of Knee Replacement

by Robert J. Snyder, MD The era of modern knee replacement began in the 1970’s with condylar knees.  Fixed and mobile bearing knees evolved and since then, knee replacement manufacturers have added their own proprietary changes. However, basically all mass-produced knee replacements are very similar in that they try to accommodate all patients, male and… Read more »

Andy Murphie Sr., DVM – Total Knee Replacement

Dr. Andy Murphie, Sr. performing veterinary surgery at Anderson’s Corner Animal Hospital in Toano, Virginia. I have been dealing with a very painful knee for many years.  The first injury occurred in 1962 and there were multiple injuries since that time, during which I underwent knee arthroscopy 5 times.  The discomfort had reached the level,… Read more »

November’s OSC Community Lecture Features Dr. Snyder and Patient Specific Knee Replacement

Patient Specific Knee Replacement: Life-long Options for Pain Relief Join Dr. Bob Snyder as he discusses both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for some of the most commonly seen knee problems, including arthritis. Learn about Dr. Snyder’s personal experience with the ConforMIS Knee Resurfacing System and why he prefers it for his own patients. Bring… Read more »

How Not to Have Healthy Knees

Dr. Bob Snyder, an Orthopaedic Specialist who regularly treats patients with knee problems, tells us what to do if we DON’T want to have Healthy, Pain-Free Knees: 1. Gain all of the weight you want! 2. Don’t exercise, but if you do, make it a very high-impact form of activity. 3. Don’t ever stretch. 4…. Read more »

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery by Dr Robert J Snyder MD

Dr Robert J Snyder MD concludes his look at knee pain and knee surgery with an overview of recovery from, and the benefits of AKS Recovery from Knee Surgery So what is the recovery period like after Arthroscopic Knee Surgery ( AKS)?  Most of my patients do extremely well after having arthroscopic knee surgery.  Most… Read more »