Outpatient joint replacement is a surgery that does not require an overnight hospital stay. Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which the worn, damaged surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with new artificial parts.
A minimally invasive and cosmetic total hip and knee arthroplasty is a newer approach. Here the surgery is performed through one or two smaller incisions rather than the single long incision as in the traditional approach. Its advantages are minimal pain, quicker recovery, and faster rehabilitation.
Direct Anterior Hip Replacement is a technique in which hip replacement surgery is performed through an alternative approach compared to conventional hip replacement surgery. Historically, hip replacement surgery was performed utilizing traditional posterior or lateral approaches.
Total knee replacement is often the last option when conservative options fail to relieve the pain and retard the progression of joint damage in patients with severe arthritis. Knee replacement surgery involves replacing the damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of the knee joint with a synthetic implant.
Dr. Fabi engages in cutting edge nonoperative treatments of hip and knee arthritis. He performs accurate ULTRASOUND GUIDED hyuloronic acid injections that have been extrememly successful in managing the painful symptoms of knee arthritis.
Orthopaedic care involves diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system is made up of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and nerves that provide support and stability, and helps in movement of the body parts.