Author Archives: The Kennedy Center

5 Benefits of Same Day Joint Replacement

Posted on May 8, 2019, by

Thanks to improved surgical methods and modern pain-management techniques, Kennedy Center orthopedic surgeons are now offering a same day joint replacement option for total hip and knee replacement patients. What exactly does “same day” mean? Similar to an outpatient procedure, patients who have a same day hip or knee replacement are released from the hospital […]

The Hip Replacement Recovery Timeline

Posted on Dec 10, 2018, by

Even with new surgical techniques and improved hip implants, hip replacement recovery can feel like a long process.  A successful rehabilitation requires patience, gentle exercises and ‘listening to your doctor’s orders.’  But after a few months of taking it easy and rehabbing your hip, you’ll be back to your normal activities, without the pain you […]

Preparing for Knee Surgery in 6 Easy Steps

Posted on Sep 17, 2018, by

Knee surgery can mean major benefits for your active life, but the whole process can seem daunting. Between consultations, evaluations, appointments and recovery time, knee surgery can seem like an overwhelming process. Although recovery is different for everyone, there are a few things that can be done beforehand so you’re better prepared. Here are our […]