News tagged with knee implant

Improving knee replacements

(Medical Xpress)—Each year, approximately 600,000 total knee replacement procedures are performed in the United States, a number that is expected to rise exponentially in the next decade as the population ...

Feb 19, 2014
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New protocol cuts patient rehab time

There is good news for post-operative knee surgery patients with UWA research confirming that an accelerated return to full weight bearing is not only feasible, but it provides better outcomes.

Aug 23, 2013
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More data on knee replacements needed

(Medical Xpress) -- Oxford University experts have called for better monitoring of knee replacement surgery to improve outcomes for patients.

Mar 07, 2012
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Men play post-op catch-up

Although women generally have worse knee function and more severe symptoms before undergoing surgery for knee replacement than men, they recover faster after the operation. Men take longer to recover but, after a year, they ...

Jun 29, 2011
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