Total Knee Recovery

TOTAL KNEE RECOVERY: Total knee recovery is very much related to the control of your pain. I use a muscle sparing approach to knee replacement that minimizes cutting of the quadriceps tendon, allowing for a faster total knee recovery. Depending on […]

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Total Knee Replacement and Tennis

Many patients ask me if they can resume playing tennis after a total knee replacement. The answer is YES! I particularly like the function of a rotating platform total knee replacement in my tennis and racquet sport players. I have many […]

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Total Knee Recovery at the Scottsdale Joint Center

Total knee recovery is getting much better these days.  When I make rounds now the day after surgery, there are a lot more smiling faces.  In the “old days”, the knees were very painful for a few days. Now we use […]

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How do you get the best total knee replacement you can?

Patients should do their research and should try to get the best total knee replacement they can. It always surprises me how many of my patients wait too long to fix their arthritic knees because they have heard that “total knees don’t […]

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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for knee arthritis.

Researchers are always looking for alternatives to cure or treat the symptoms of knee arthritis without resorting to a full knee replacement. Animal studies are on-going to see if embryonic stem cells can regenerate or grow cartilage to replace the […]

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