What you need to know about total joint replacement as a treatment for knee or hip arthritis

What you need to know about total joint replacement as a treatment for knee or hip arthritis

Hip and knee arthritis symptoms can vary from mild to severe and result in chronic pain and cause permanent joint damage. Find out how to manage your pain.

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How your weight affects total joint replacement surgery

How your weight affects total joint replacement surgery

For people needing joint replacements, losing weight can help alleviate arthritic joint pain and insure better surgical outcomes.

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Avid gardener undergoes simultaneous bilateral knee replacement

Avid gardener undergoes simultaneous bilateral knee replacement

Brenda has lived with the pain since 2013. It wasn’t unbearable, but it gradually got worse. Brenda came to OrthoIndy for a consultation with total joint specialist, Dr. Christopher Pomeroy. He determined she needed simultaneous bilateral knee replacements.

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What is a reverse shoulder replacement?

What is a reverse shoulder replacement?

Your rotator cuff protects your shoulder joint. When you have a tear in your rotator cuff and your shoulder is also affected by arthritis, you may consider a reverse shoulder replacement.

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Partial knee replacement allows patient to return to active lifestyle

Partial knee replacement allows patient to return to active lifestyle

Partial knee replacement surgery allows patient suffering from knee pain to resume golfing, hiking and playing with his grandchildren.

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A hip replacement surgery allows patient to travel, work and get back to an active lifestyle

A hip replacement surgery allows patient to travel, work and get back to an active lifestyle

What are the types of hip replacement surgery and what is the recovery time? Find out more about total hip replacement surgery.

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OrthoIndy Hospital Named Top 10 percent in Nation for Joint Replacement in 2020 by Healthgrades

OrthoIndy Hospital Named Top 10 percent in Nation for Joint Replacement in 2020 by Healthgrades

OrthoIndy Hospital is among the top 10 percent in the nation for joint replacement, according to a national report by Healthgrades

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Total hip replacement surgery allows patient to play golf again

Total hip replacement surgery allows patient to play golf again

What is the recovery time for a hip replacement? Learn more about how a patient got his life back after surgery and returned to golf and tennis.

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5 Facts about hip and knee replacement surgery

5 Facts about hip and knee replacement surgery

OrthoIndy surgeon, Dr. Patrick Millikan, discusses the benefits and recovery time of a hip or knee replacement surgery.

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A patient finds relief through shoulder replacement surgery

A patient finds relief through shoulder replacement surgery

How long does it take to recover from a shoulder replacement and is shoulder replacement major surgery? A patient shares her experience with a total shoulder replacement.

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Pros and cons of double joint replacement surgery

Pros and cons of double joint replacement surgery

Orthopedic surgeons in the United States perform more than 600,000 knee replacements and about 330,000 hip replacements every year. A bilateral joint replacement is when either both hips or both knees are being replaced at the same time.

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Tell a loved one that joint pain isn’t normal

Tell a loved one that joint pain isn’t normal

Most people experience aches and pain in their joints from time to time. Here we explain when to see a joint pain specialist and how to help your loved one get back to living a pain free life.

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