Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis
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.
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
Primary osteoarthritis of the hip is a separate phenotype that occurs at a rate of 3% to 6% in the populations of the world with European ancestry. Continue reading
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
Hip Replacements Less Successful in Women Hip replacements are slightly more likely to fail in women than in men, according to research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. The risk of failure is low, but women, who make up the majority … Continue reading
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
The MVP (Mission, Value, Philosophy) Program recognizes physicians who go above and beyond in demonstrating Advocate Health Care’s core values of Compassion, Excellence, Partnership, Equality and Stewardship. Nominated by a patient, Dr. LaReau was chosen as Advocate’s Value Leader for … Continue reading