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Category Archives: Knee Replacement

Retiring? There’s never been a better time for a joint surgery

Retirement from your career brings a lot of changes, both exciting and overwhelming. Finally, you’ll be able to dictate your days as you see fit. No more waking up early or scheduling fun around your 9-to-5 job. You’ll have plenty of time to travel, pick up a leisurely game of golf, meet up with friends […]


What’s so smart about smart implants?

When it comes to receiving an accurate and long-lasting joint replacement, it’s hard to deny that technology has significantly advanced the field and changed the way we think about surgery. This is certainly true across the New York area–and it is incredibly apparent in my clinic. Over the last several years, I have devoted a […]


Yes, your physical health impacts your emotions

One of the best things about my job is working with patients and getting them back to the activities they love so they can lead enjoyable lives in New York and beyond. Research shows that there are distinct connections between physical health and mental health, and I have had the opportunity to witness this firsthand. […]


How knee surgery can reduce chronic pain

In New York and around the world, people are living with chronic pain. The stats are staggering. According to AARP, a Harris Poll of 2,041 adults, commissioned by the American Osteopathic Association, found that 57 percent of those surveyed between the ages of 55 and 64 and half of those 65 or older have experienced […]


Avoiding infection after knee replacement

Thanks to significant advances in technology and procedure techniques, most knee replacements today go off without a hitch. However, from time to time, infection is possible, though its extent varies from situation to situation. Even when I don’t anticipate infection to occur, I like my New York patients to be aware of the possibility so […]



What happens if you put off a joint replacement?

After working with hundreds of patients from New York and around the country, I recognize that not everybody looks forward to having a knee or hip replaced. I understand why this might be the case, too. The recovery process, as well as the procedure itself, can seem daunting or even worrisome. Some individuals that I […]


Talking to your older parents about joint replacements

Have you noticed your parents dealing with a lot of chronic hip or knee pain as they age? Maybe they are not able to do the same activities that they once did. Perhaps you have even seen them grow sad or frustrated by their aches and immobility. It can be challenging when you switch roles […]


What’s the deal with weather-related joint pain?

Are you one of those people who can “predict the weather” based on how your joints feel? This method of forecasting has been discussed for years, still many chalk it up to an old wives tale or simple lore of the past. It turns out, though, that your hips and knees might know what they […]


Common questions about knee replacement recovery

When it comes to feeling prepared for your upcoming knee replacement surgery, you can never ask too many questions. In fact, I would always rather have patients who feel excited and knowledgeable about their procedure than ones who are too afraid speak up about concerns. What individuals wonder and worry about varies from person to […]