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A New Era in Orthopedics: Same-Day Joint Replacement

A New Era in Orthopedics: Same-Day Joint Replacement
A New Era in Orthopedics: Same-Day Joint Replacement

Joint replacement surgery liberates individuals, enabling an active lifestyle even with advanced arthritis or degenerative conditions that might impede movement. Joint replacement, once reserved for the elderly, has transcended into a solution for younger generations due to surgical and technological progress. No longer do individuals need to endure persistent hip and knee pain; a new era in joint replacement has arrived.

With advancements in medical technology, same-day joint replacement surgery is now achievable for active, health-conscious adults, all thanks to robotic assistance. Opting for a speedy recovery? Recovering in the comfort of home is a viable and beneficial option.

Explore the Benefits of Same-Day Joint Replacement:

Convenience with Higher Patient Satisfaction: Most patients report high satisfaction rates with same-day surgery and are motivated to get back to daily routines as soon as possible.

Reduced Surgical Complications and Costs: An enormous benefit of an at-home recovery is reducing the risk of an infection or complication from a longer stay in the hospital. Plus, no extra expenses for extra days in the hospital.

Quicker Recovery: Patients recover quicker with less pain thanks to advancements in surgical techniques, anesthesia methods, and pain management. For younger patients, returning to their active lifestyle faster is a massive bonus to same-day hip replacement. An at home tailored rehabilitation and recovery plan overseen by your orthopedic care team, caters to the individual needs of the patient.

Welcome to the new age in joint replacement with reduced healthcare costs, enhanced patient satisfaction, and faster recovery in the comfort of home. With the advancement of robotics, better anesthesia and pain management options, joint replacements are a viable option for younger active adults today.

AUTHOR: Vincent K. McInerney, MD, is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons at the New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute. He is currently the longest standing committee chairman of the Medical Society of New Jersey's (MSNJ) Committee on Medical Aspects of Sports. He has served as team physician and medical coordinator for the United States Olympic Team Handball Federation, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dr. McInerney has received the Physician of the Year Award for the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association, Physician of the Year for the Passaic County Medical Society, Educator of the Year Award at Seton Hall University, an active member of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association.

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