We’re happy to help any patient that walks through our doors that is an ideal candidate for partial or total knee replacement surgery, but in a perfect world, people’s knees would stay healthy long into their golden years. As with any medical condition, prevention is preferred to treatment, so in
No surgery goes perfectly every single time, but knee replacement has one of the highest success rates in the industry. More than 95 percent of knee replacements last more than 15 years, and the vast majority of patients never need a second surgery. With all that said, there’s still a sizeable
Dr. Botero recently dropped by the Dr. Bob Show to talk about the benefits of knee replacement surgery. Watch the video below to learn more!
Even though Dr. Botero uses the latest surgical techniques that reduce recovery time and helps patients get back on their feet much sooner after a knee replacement procedure, patients aren’t going to be able to do all their normal activities the day after surgery. If your spouse, a parent or a
Partial knee replacement can be just what a patient needs to put their knee pain in the past and get back to the activities they love, but the operation itself is only part of the total recovery equation. How you care for your knee while you’re recovering at home is just as important to your
All surgeries carry risks, but more invasive surgeries like joint replacement operations tend to carry a few more potential complications than other corrective procedures. The good news is that we’re well versed in all the possible complications and we know how to greatly reduce your risks. In
One of the most common questions we receive when consulting with patients about their potential hip or knee replacement operation surrounds the durability of the implant and how long they can expect the joint to last. There’s no straight answer, and a number of different factors help to determine
Obesity is one of the main risk factors for needing knee replacement surgery down the road, and that makes sense because more stress is channeled through your knees with every step you take if you’re overweight. This added stress serves to break the joint down faster, but obesity isn’t just a risk