Orthopaedic News

Dr. Justin LaReau provides patients and professionals with important, up-to-date news information regarding the latest in treatment options and innovations available to knee and hip patients.

After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home

Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show. Click here to read the full article in the New York Times.

Going Under the Knife, With Eyes and Ears Wide Open

More people are rejecting general anesthesia for procedures, prompting doctors to narrate their steps as they deal with alert patients asking questions. Click here to read the full article in the New York Times.

Chicago Health Magazine Article Featuring Dr. LaReau

Dr. LaReau was recently interviewed by Chicago Health Magazine regarding minimally invasive surgery. “Over the last 10 years, there have been a series of continued refinements to the surgical instruments [that let doctors] work at tight angles and tight spaces … Continue reading

NY Times Joint Replacement Inquiry

Q&A Artificial Connections By C. CLAIBORNE RAY Published: June 3, 2013 Q. When you get a joint replacement, like a knee or hip, how exactly is the muscle attached to the artificial implant? A. Ordinarily, “no muscle attaches to any … Continue reading

Orthopaedic News

Rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a costly, cumbersome, and often painful process. Physical therapy contributes to the successful outcome of TKA but can be expensive. Alternative methods of obtaining good functional results that help minimize costs are desirable. Continue reading

BMJ Orthopaedic News

Objective To determine whether elevated blood cobalt (Co) concentrations are associated with early failure of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip resurfacings secondary to adverse reaction to metal debris (ARMD). Continue reading

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