There are many people are trying to avoid or prolong the need for major invasive orthopedic surgery like a knee or hip replacement for a variety of reasons. Although, orthopedic surgery has successful outcomes, many patients maybe:
Typically most patients suffer from their orthopedic issues for 9-20 years (even 40 years for younger patients) after they have tried conservative options and before they opt for surgery.1
Dr. Gruner is a board-certified sports medicine physician trained at the prestigious
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Our goal is to help these patients by providing FDA cleared options backed by peer-reviewed scientific literature to help them live happier and healthier lives.
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1. London et al., Clinical and Economic Consequences of the Treatment Gap in Knee OA management. Medical Hypothesis (2011) 837-843
2. Hamel M et al. Joint Replacement Surgery in Elderly Patients with Severe Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee. 2008 American Medical Association. 1430-1440
Individual results vary. Not all patients will have the same post-procedure recovery and activity level. See your physician to discuss your potential benefits and risks.