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.

Dr. LaReau Completes 1,000th Anterior Approach Hip Replacement

On June 27, 2018, Dr. LaReau completed his 1,000th anterior approach hip replacement. This represents a significant milestone after years of training and outstanding collaboration among all members of the surgical and clinical team.

Improving Your Mobility

A fundamental goal of healthy aging is to keep walking as long as possible. It’s important to stay active in order to maintain this ability—or, if you haven’t been active for a while, to start with whatever simple measures it … Continue reading

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