The Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery Timeline

Posted on Jul 2, 2019, by

After a rotator cuff tear, some injuries can be treated with rest, ice, heat, steroid injections, low-resistance exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. However, surgery is the most common form of treatment. When those nonsurgical treatment options are exhausted, or if your doctor deems an injury serious enough, surgery will be recommended.  Many factors […]

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 […]