Advances in Knee Replacements

This new design allows surgeons to preserve the important central ligaments of the knee called the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. This design should allow a knee replacement to move, respond, and feel more like a normal knee.

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The Anterior Hip

Patients are being told by both surgeons and orthopedic implant companies that Anterior Hip Replacement approach offers something unique and different compared to other approaches. This is a flatly untrue, unscientifically supported myth...

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Outpatient Joint Replacement

With Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery, patients are able to return home the same day as the procedure. Patients also begin physical therapy within hours of surgery.

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Orthopedic Links

ROC Orthopedics
The practice is a group of six orthopedic surgeons and three physician assistants located just outside Portland, Oregon. The physicians and physician assistants provide care for injuries that affect bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves, as well as treats patients of all ages for conditions such as sprains, strains, fractures, tendinitis, bursitis, and arthritis.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
An information source for latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

WebMD
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Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.

About Stryker
Learn about new joint replacement technologies, the treatment options available to you, and other helpful online tools so you can take back your life.