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Omaha Knee Replacement Surgery

Omaha Knee Replacement Surgery

The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body. The knees support the body’s entire weight and are vulnerable to injury and arthritis (e.g., osteoarthritis). Arthritis in the knee can cause significant joint damage, result in severe knee pain, and make it difficult to walk or climb stairs. Severe cases can cause the thigh to become misaligned with the lower leg. Treatment for knee pain and joint damage caused by injury or arthritis...

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Types and Causes of Arm Pain

Types and Causes of Arm Pain

Arm pain, strangely enough, is sometimes not a symptom of something wrong with the arm, but a problem in the cervical spine (neck). Neck problems can affect the shoulders, arms, and even hands. These problems can be caused by wear and tear over the years, trauma, or simply “over-doing-it” one weekend. If you are suffering from arm pain and have been in any sort of accident involving your neck, you should seek treatment from a...

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Time for a Second Knee Replacement?

Time for a Second Knee Replacement?

Having your first knee replacement surgery is a big deal, but surgeons often try to delay this, at least until a patient’s mid-60s. Why is that the case? Because performing a second knee replacement can be even more difficult. Called a revision knee replacement, a second (or third, or fourth…) replacement, becomes more complex and more difficult with each surgery. Also revision knee replacement have lower functional scores,...

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