Knee Arthroplasty

August 2, 2022

A very nice study printed in Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, February 2022, by Anders Odgaard, et al., from Denmark presented a multi-center randomized controlled trial in 100 patients comparing patellofemoral arthroplasty, i.e., changing the covering on the patella and the opposing surface on the end of the thigh bone…

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty Results Vs. Total Knee Arthroplasty

June 6, 2022

In this study published this year in Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, Anders Odgaard, M.D., et al. at Copenhagen University in Copenhagen, Denmark, (CORR, Vol. 00, No. 00: 1-12), the surgeons wanted to determine if early advantages of resurfacing the kneecaps rather than doing a total knee replacement would deteriorate…

Predicting Outcomes for Carpal Tunnel Surgery

May 7, 2022

Lately, there have been a number of articles published on research relating to anxiety caused by untreated carpal tunnel syndrome. It would be nice to be able to predict accurately how each person is going to react to the treatment, i.e., no pain vs. lots of pain, and how quickly…

Small Joint Denervation in Grand Island

February 4, 2022

In years gone by, joint fusion- bonding bones together to eliminate painful motion- was the only way to treat advanced arthritis.  In the late 1960s, joint replacement as we know it today became a reasonable option.  Based on extensive anatomic research, denervation, or removal of nerves going to the responsible…

Post-surgery Breakfast

July 1, 2021

The Perfect Post-Surgery Breakfast Despite your quicker-than-normal recovery, you still deserve a nice post-surgery breakfast. We recommend this scrambled egg breakfast from Gordon Ramsey. Have your spouse, significant other, family, or friend make breakfast for you in bed the day after your surgery, and enjoy your speedy recovery!