For many, choosing a surgeon and the right hospital for an upcoming joint replacement surgery is stressful. However, feeling confident in your surgeon and hospital is a major part of feeling prepared your procedure. In California, top joint replacement surgeons are abundant. Pair this with the fact that Southern California
Finding the best hospital in the Los Angeles area for your hip replacement or knee replacement surgery isn’t easy. There are a lot of great hospitals in the LA area and a lot of well, not-so-great hospitals. Whether you're located in The Valley, Hollywood, Downtown, the Westside or in
Needing a hip or knee replacement may be scary but having one done can offer a much fuller life. However, if a joint replacement could be avoided all together, it's safe to say that most people wouldn’t be lining up for one. The real question is: Can one really
Throughout your knee replacement recovery, you’ll likely be monitoring, obsessing over, and measuring one thing: range of motion. Chances are your doctor and physical therapist will give you range of motion milestones to hit and chances are it won’t be easy to get there. Gaining back knee flexion
"I can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no satisfaction, 'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try" -Rolling Stones As an administrator, decision-maker or front-line worker, you don’t need to be told that the technology that powers your hospital is dated, bulky, and inflexible.
"It's been a long, a long time comin, but I know-oh-oo-oh, change gon' come, oh-ooh—oh yes it will" - Sam Cooke We can all agree, healthcare is changing. The shift away from fee-for-service reimbursements towards value-based care is fundamentally altering the ways in which care providers and hospitals operate.
Recently, we spoke with Mani, a hypnotherapist and author. Mani has written an award-winning memoir as well as a book entitled “Journey from Anxiety to Freedom”. Mani describes this book as a “self-revelation” and “how-to-guide” for overcoming anxiety. Anyone who has faced the unknown of surgery knows that the journey
Patients only retain 5% of the material covered in video or slideshow lectures If you think about the way your pre-op class is run, chances are it looks something like this: bring in a group of patients, provide light refreshments and hit “play” on a DVD or talk through dense
Whether you consider your surgery scar a badge of honour, a marker of your new life, or something to be self-conscious about, this new addition may take some getting used to. For some, the adjustment to a “scarred life” is easy while others mourn the loss of their unmarked body.
When it comes to planning your joint replacement surgery, there are a lot of moving parts and decisions to be made. For many, one of the major decisions is choosing the right surgeon to perform their hip or knee replacement. Although many end up going with the orthopaedic surgeon recommended