Manipulation Under Anesthesia After a Knee Replacement

Manipulation Under Anesthesia After a Knee Replacement


Everyone who undergoes a knee replacement will experience some stiffness throughout their recovery. Stiffness is very common. However, if stiffness is a major player that is getting in the way of your recovery, action must be taken. A manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) is something that is recommended as a last

Southern California Hip and Knee Outpatient Surgery Centres

Southern California Hip and Knee Outpatient Surgery Centres


In Southern California and considering an outpatient hip or knee replacement? We’ve compiled a list of outpatient surgery centers in Southern California that offer partial and total joint replacements. Whether you’re in the Los Angeles area or as far south as Chula Vista, our outpatient hip and knee

Anesthesia for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

Anesthesia for Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery


Anesthesia for hip or knee replacement surgery is a hot topic for several reasons. For one, patients are usually recommended either general or regional anesthesia. It’s up to you to gather as much information as possible to really understand your preference. Secondly, the thought of anesthesia can be nerve-wracking.

Outpatient Knee Replacement Surgery: What Can I Expect?

Outpatient Knee Replacement Surgery: What Can I Expect?


Outpatient knee replacement surgery—what will it look like? Is total knee replacement outpatient? What can I expect during my 24 hour (or less) stay at an outpatient center? How is same-day joint surgery different from regular, inpatient surgery? These questions are all common for patients awaiting or considering an

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

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