Understanding the Risk Factors and Eligibility Criteria for Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement

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At the private practice of Dr. Brandon Gough, M.D., we understand that living with joint pain can significantly hinder your ability to enjoy life to its fullest. Whether it's a persistent sports injury or a degenerative condition such as arthritis,…

Comparing Outcomes: Minimally Invasive vs. Traditional Approaches to Joint Replacement

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Joint replacement surgery is a transformative procedure that can dramatically improve the quality of life for individuals suffering from debilitating joint pain, often due to arthritis or other degenerative conditions. With advancements in…

How to Choose the Right Surgeon for Your Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement

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When it comes to undergoing a minimally invasive hip or knee replacement, choosing the right surgeon is of paramount importance. The expertise and skill of the surgeon can significantly impact the success of your procedure and your overall…

What to Expect During and After Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

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Welcome to the blog of Brandon Gough, M.D., where we aim to provide you with valuable information about your orthopedic health. Today, we will discuss what you can expect during and after undergoing minimally invasive hip or knee replacement…

The Advantages of Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

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When you are considering hip or knee replacement surgery, you have the choice between traditional open surgery or minimally invasive surgery (MIS). There are a number of benefits to choosing MIS.  Smaller Incisions An MIS…

WHAT IS MENISCECTOMY SURGERY?

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Meniscectomy refers to the surgical removal or a portion or all of a torn meniscus. A meniscus tear is a commonly occurring knee joint injury.

WHAT CAUSES A TORN MENISCUS?

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The meniscus is a cartilage fragment that creates cushioning between the shinbone (tibia) and thighbone (femur). Each knee joint comprises two menisci.

TORN MENISCUS TREATMENT

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A meniscectomy may be a suitable treatment option for people with a torn meniscus in the knee. This is an arthroscopic surgery in which the surgeon inserts a tiny camera into the joint through small incisions.

TYPES OF SURGERY TREATMENTS FOR KNEE PAIN AND INJURIES

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Knee surgery  can address various conditions that cause pain in the knee. Initial treatment involves the use of nonsurgical therapies.