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.

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

A Nation In Motion AAOS Message

Bone and joint pain can hold you back from doing the things you love because your body can say “no” at any age. This pain might keep you from working, playing, or just plain moving. In fact, one in four … Continue reading

The Journal for Arthroplasty Recent News

Benefits of a direct anterior approach (DAA) versus a posterior-lateral (PA) approach to THA were assessed in a single-surgeon, IRB-approved, prospective, randomized clinical study. Subjects (43 DAA and 44 PA) were evaluated at 6weeks, and 3, 6 and 12months. Continue reading