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Feb 18, 2020 Dr Martin examining scans

Partial vs. Total Knee Replacement: Which is Right for Me?

Patients dealing with debilitating knee problems like arthritis are often faced with a decision to proceed with a partial or total knee replacement.  Both surgeries can produce excellent results but there are significant differences between the two procedures that can affect overall satisfaction. Here are some things to take into consideration when deciding between Read More…

Jan 4, 2020 Knee scan images

What Is Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery

Minimally invasive knee replacement surgery refers to modifications of conventional knee replacement surgery designed to reduce tissue trauma and improve recovery time. Knee replacement surgery is one of the most successful procedures in modern orthopedics. The procedure involves resurfacing the knee joint with biomaterials that substitute for the worn-out bone and cartilage.  Many conditions Read More…

Dec 27, 2019

What To Expect After Anterior Hip Replacement

What Is An “Anterior” Total Hip Replacement  An anterior total hip replacement is also known as a total hip arthroplasty and is a surgical procedure that replaces a damaged hip joint to allow patients to function without hip pain. Anterior refers to where Dr. Martin places his incision, which is on the front of Read More…

Sep 28, 2019

Top Tips for Avoiding Joint Pain this Winter

When winter weather rolls into town people often feel that it not only brings tidings of holidays, shopping, and family but also joint pain. For some, they feel it so keenly that they seem to be able to predict the weather changes based on the status of their joints. Although science provides no clear Read More…

Sep 17, 2019

Common Running Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Running is a physically demanding activity that works your entire body but impacts your lower body with every footstrike. When you run your weight-bearing joints, specifically the knees and hips experience pressure around 3 times your body weight when walking and approximately 5 times your weight when running. Although reported running injuries range in Read More…

Aug 22, 2019

8 Things To Know About Makoplasty Joint Replacement

Robotic surgery is at the cutting edge of medicine and is often an important discussion point for patients undergoing elective surgery. Makoplasty offers valuable insight into precision methods that allow surgeons to work more efficiently, and for patients to recover much sooner than with traditional surgical methods. 1. What Is MAKOplasty Surgery? MAKOplasty surgery, Read More…

Aug 8, 2019

How to Prevent Common Golf Injuries and Protect Your Joints

Golf, despite its quiet reputation, is a very physical sport. While Golf’s inherent dangers aren’t obvious, players are often injured or in pain. Most professionals exercise to remain conditioned for golf but even still the aggressive nature of a golf swing may place hefty stress on their body causing a majority of professional golfers Read More…