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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Doctors at Arkansas Surgical Hospital have a new helping hand for knee replacement surgery with the arrival of the Zimmer Biomet ROSA®️ Knee System. The ROSA knee system brings together robotic technology with industry-leading surgeons to help personalize surgical procedures. “Technology can never fully replace the decades of experience possessed by…

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There are several ways to treat arthritis of the hip and knee, from medications and physical therapy to minimally invasive surgeries and total joint replacement. Nonsurgical Treatments for Arthritis Before surgery is required, there are several treatments that can help manage your hip or knee arthritis. Nonsurgical treatment options for arthritis include: Weight loss Wearing…

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Making a smart decision about joint replacement can improve your quality of life by alleviating pain, but you need to know the pros and cons first. Are you trying to decide to have joint replacement surgery? Considering the benefits of this procedure and the potential drawbacks can help you make an informed decision about joint…

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Before you consider knee replacement surgery, be sure to ask your orthopedic surgeon these questions. When considering knee replacement surgery, you are free to ask your knee replacement surgeon as many questions as you need to make your decision. If you’re not sure where to begin, start with four of the most common questions knee…

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Chronic knee pain affects many people, but the underlying conditions that cause it can vary widely. Learning more about the common causes of knee pain can help you narrow down your available treatment options. Everyone experiences twinges of knee and joint pain as they age, but for some people, knee pain persists over a long…

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600,000 knee replacement surgeries are performed worldwide each year. Over 90% of people who undergo total knee replacement experience an improvement in knee function and a reduction of knee pain. Knee pain caused by arthritis, wear and tear, injury, or degenerative disease often progresses beyond non-surgical treatments. During knee replacement surgery, an orthopedic surgeon will…

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The U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care has rated Arkansas Surgical Hospital “High Performing” in hip and knee replacements. The ratings evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide and rated them on the following scale: below average, average, or high performers. Only 10% of hospitals reviewed received High Performing ratings. The Best…

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According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 90% of people who have a knee replacement experience a significant decrease in pain. If you suffer from chronic knee pain or arthritis of the knee, knee replacement surgery may improve your quality of life. Every patient undergoing knee replacement surgery recovery responds differently during the process. Anywhere between…

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