Depression After Knee Replacement/ Hip Replacement Surgery

Depression After Knee Replacement/ Hip Replacement Surgery


Depression after knee and hip replacement surgery can take anyone by surprise. Even with the ups and downs you’ve experienced with joint pain and surgery, nothing can prepare you for feeling depressed in your recovery. The subject of post-op depression is seldom discussed between patient and orthopedic surgeon before

Los Angeles Area Stem Cell Therapy for Joint Pain & Arthritis

Los Angeles Area Stem Cell Therapy for Joint Pain & Arthritis


Across Southern California and especially in Los Angeles and surrounding communities, stem cell therapy has quickly risen to fame. It's the latest trend to treat joint pain and arthritis. Some patients swear by the stem cell treatment, experiencing immediate and lasting pain relief that far outperforms the standard cortisone or

Arthroscopy vs. Arthroplasty for Knees & Hips:  Pros & Cons

Arthroscopy vs. Arthroplasty for Knees & Hips: Pros & Cons


Understanding the differences between the various procedures recommended to treat your joint pain and arthritis is very important. However, like most things in healthcare, the osteoarthritis world is confusing. In this article, we will breakdown the 3 main procedures your care team will likely recommend to treat your hip or

PreHab Pioneer Goes High-Tech for Double Knee Replacement

PreHab Pioneer Goes High-Tech for Double Knee Replacement


Jim’s an English professor by trade who taught for over 35 years in Cincinnati, Boston, and (mostly) western Pennsylvania before retiring to warmer, sunnier Austin, Texas. An avid tennis player, Jim has played tennis for even longer than he’s been a teacher. Jim attributes one of his lifelong

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