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Seniors, Don’t Take Knee Health for Granted

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

Getting past mid-life with no knee pain or other problems with the knee joints can feel like a win. As much as we can celebrate the absence of knee osteoarthritis and injuries, knee specialists also encourage seniors, especially, and adults of all ages, to stay mindful of how lifestyle can present risks to the complex...  read more

Do I Need Revision Hip Replacement?

July 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Hip Surgery Paramus, NJ

The hip joint plays a vital role in supporting the structure and movement of the upper and lower body. Pain in this joint is not uncommon and often goes unnoticed until it begins to inhibit regular activity. When this happens, many people undergo hip replacement or modification surgery to restore optimal integrity within the joint....  read more

When is Hip Replacement Warranted?

June 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Hip Replacement Paramus, NJ

Hip replacement surgery is not something that most people imagine needing. Even in light of persistent hip pain and limited mobility, we notice that many patients question if and when surgery is absolutely necessary. In our Paramus, NJ practice, where knees and hips are all we do, we can tell our patient wholeheartedly that we...  read more

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

Is it Time for Joint Replacement?

November 15, 2017
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery & Replacement Paramus NJ

Knee and hip injuries don’ have to be major and traumatic for the resulting discomfort to be limiting. Because there is a perception of joint replacement that has circulated for many years; the idea that a hip or knee surgery will require months of rehab and may still not provide the desired improvement, many people...  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