Author Archives: The Kennedy Center

Using RICE Treatment to Help Knee Pain

Posted on Nov 20, 2019, by

Whether it’s caused by an injury, arthritis or different medical condition, minor knee pain may be treated by simple self-care measures and precautions taken at home. The exact symptoms of knee pain are different for everyone, but they often present as a constant ache, sharp pain when in use, dull discomfort or even swelling. RICE […]

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 […]