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Can Joint Replacement be Postponed?

April 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Orthopedic Services Paramus, NJ

We have worked with thousands of patients from New Jersey and across the country and have learned a lot through our interaction with them. One of the things we have learned is that most people really aren’t excited about having knee or hip surgery. This is completely understandable. Surgery may offer specific benefits, but it...  read more

A Better Knee: Joint Preservation or Replacement?

March 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Replacement Parmus, NJ

Knee pain is a complaint expressed by millions of people. Adults of all ages report varying degrees of knee pain; some associated with a clear injury and some related to less obvious causes. We are accustomed to hearing about professional athlete’s struggles with knee pain and may have more compassionate understanding for these fellows than...  read more

Knee Arthritis: Does this Mean Surgery?

January 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery & Replacement Paramus NJ

A large number of cases of chronic knee pain can be attributed to osteoarthritis or the gradual deterioration of the knee joint. This wear and tear usually manifests later in life and can have a detrimental impact on daily activities as the condition progresses. Osteoarthritis of the Knee: What exactly is it? This degeneration of...  read more

Knee Replacement: Getting Back to The Act of Living

September 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Knee replacement Paramus, NJ

Knee joints may get injured, or simply wear down, leading to the need for replacement. Patients with our New Jersey hip and knee center receive the exact level of care needed to restore comfort and range of motion. Ultimately, a partial or full knee replacement is performed with the objective of ushering a patient back into...  read more

Why Revision Surgery May be Necessary

August 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Hip Revision Paramus, NJ

Hip and knee replacement surgeries are conducted on a routine basis in our country. These procedures have a high success rate in helping patients regain comfort, mobility, and quality of life. There are several reasons why a knee or hip joint may be replaced, and also a variety of techniques that may be involved in...  read more

Ways that Mindset Helps the Surgical Process

July 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
hip surgery Paramus, NJ

If you have been living with a creaky, stiff, swollen joint, the idea of surgery may be very welcomed. Chronic pain can be debilitating and emotionally draining. The surgical repair or replacement of a damaged joint is often perceived as a new lease on life. This can be true. At the same time, surgery can...  read more

Arthritis and Exercise

June 1, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Osteoarthritis Paramus, NJ

Osteoarthritis is one of the primary reasons behind the knee and hip procedures. While we have made it our specialty to improve the quality of life of those afflicted by the discomfort of arthritic conditions, we also recognize the value of low-impact exercise for the early management of deteriorating joints. What is Arthritis? Arthritis describes...  read more

Avoid the Pitfalls of the Pedals

May 1, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery & Replacement Paramus NJ

For ages, people of all ages have gained a lot from hopping on their favorite bicycle. As kids, many of us spent hours on a tricycle, a banana seat, or a ten-speed. Whatever your preference regarding style, there are some things that you need to about bicycling for recreation, exercise, or fundamentals like getting from...  read more

3 Common Hip Injuries in Runners (and Others!)

March 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Hip Injuries

Runners are often advised on their form and frequency if they wish to avoid injuries to the various joints used on a regular basis. Hip pain is one of the most challenging of all symptoms to diagnose in runners simply do to the fact that these symptoms are seen so frequently and, also, because there...  read more

Hip Replacement: Important Notes about Aftercare

February 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
hip replacement

When hip pain keeps you from being able to live the way you would like, surgery can sound like a beneficial step. This is true for many of our patients. However, it is important to know that hip replacement surgery will require you to take some time getting back to a normal routine of physical...  read more