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.

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

New York Times Knee Replacement May Be A Lifesaver

Knee Replacement May Be a Lifesaver for Some By TARA PARKER-POPE Stuart Bradford By the time 64-year-old Laura Milson decided to undergo total knee replacement after 12 years of suffering from arthritis, even a short walk to the office printer was a struggle. After … Continue reading