Category Archives: Hip Surgery

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 […]

How to choose an orthopedic surgeon

Posted on Mar 14, 2018, by

When planning any type of orthopedic surgery, from joint replacement to ACL repair, one of the very first decisions is to select the right orthopedic surgeon for you. In addition to the recommendation of your primary doctor, it can be helpful to do research yourself. After all, knowledge is power. Once you’ve talked with your […]