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What to expect in your recovery from knee replacement

Patients often ask me what to expect after joint replacement surgery. This differs for all patients. As a general rule, the recovery after a hip replacement is easier than the recovery after a knee replacement. In this article, I will focus on knee replacement...

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Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements are some of the most successful operations that orthopaedic surgeons perform, (according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons). They have transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Australians over the last 20 years. There...

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Sporting chance gets Zaryn back on the footy field

Sporting Chance Foundation gets Zaryn back on the footy field Sporting Chance Foundation is an organisation that recognises sport plays a pivotal role in many talented Indigenous athletes’ lives, and St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne recently partnered with...

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How wearable technology is impacting patient experiences

There's no denying that smart phones and digital devices are rapidly changing the way we connect and live our lives.  From finding a shop, to connecting with loved ones via video calls, the technology we now hold in the palm of our hands was unthinkable just a decade...

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6 things you need to know about managing Osteoarthritis

If you're living with Osteoarthritis it can be debilitating and have a major impact on your quality of life. Being informed about your condition and using a range of strategies to help you maintain your health can help reduce pain, increase movement and go a long way...

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What is the anterior approach for total hip replacement?

If you are experiencing debilitating osteoarthritis pain in your hip and you’ve tried everything, a total hip replacement can restore function and decrease pain. The contemporary approaches for hip replacement surgery are posterior, anterolateral and the anterior...

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