When Do You Need a Knee Replacement?

When Do You Need a Knee Replacement?

The knee is one of the body parts most commonly affected by degenerative arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis and wear-and-tear arthritis. According to the data gathered by the Arthritis Foundation, over 27 million people in the United States have osteoarthritis....
Learning to Cope After a Hip Revision Surgery

Learning to Cope After a Hip Revision Surgery

According to a 2014 study by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, over 2.5 million Americans are living with an artificial hip. It would come as no surprise if that number has risen significantly since then as the incidence rate of hip replacement operations...
NY Post – Robotic Hip Replacement

NY Post – Robotic Hip Replacement

Dr. Karkare was mentioned in a story that appeared in the New York Post a couple of weeks ago. the story talks about Bill Butler, a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001, who suffered debilitating pain for years afterward. He finally underwent a successful double-hip...
Ankit S

Ankit S

My grandma has had her right hip replaced two times over the course of her life. Her stories of surgery have one very consistent message: Her stay in the hospital had always been great, but the treatment she received before and after her surgery was sub-par at best....
Tamija D

Tamija D

For many physicians practices and large hospitals around the world, patient satisfaction has always been important in running an efficient, positive organization. The experience that a patient has while under care of a specific practice can give major insight to the...
Mikaela T

Mikaela T

According to an article written by Christopher J. Centeno, MD many patients are unsatisfied with the results of their knee or hip replacement surgeries. I think the number one thing orthopedic surgeons performing knee and hip surgeries can do to improve patient...
Victoria R

Victoria R

Sympathy is not the same as empathy. Sympathy is not a negative attribute. In fact, it is an essential part of compassion. However, unlike empathy, sympathy is merely concern or pity for another’s misfortune. It lacks an understanding of how another person truly...
Luke H

Luke H

New York Hip and Knee Scholarship Introduction My name is Luke Her and I am a senior pursuing my Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. I am the first in my family of nine children to be graduating from college. The reason I am writing this essay is because my...