Knee Injury and Treatment Results

Don’t Let the Idea of a Tough Recovery Keep You from Knee Surgery

October 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Hackensack, NJ

At Hartzband Center for Hip & Knee Replacement, we routinely consult with people whose knee and hip problems have been with them for many months. Sometimes, it takes a patient years to obtain the surgical care they need to resolve pain and a disrupted gait. One of the reasons cited is an expectation of a...  read more


MRI a Valuable Screening for Knee Injuries

September 15, 2018
by Hartzband Center
Knee Surgery Hackensack, NJ

One may assume that a sports injury or other trauma to the knee may require exploration with x-rays. In many cases, the most accurate depiction of the knee joint may be obtained with MRI. MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, captures images of internal structures by emitting magnetic waves into the body. These waves are not...  read more


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


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


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


Love to Run? Here's What you Need to Know about Knees!

September 15, 2016
by Hartzband Center
knee or hip injuries

"Running will wreck your knees!" If hitting the pavement on a cold winter morning sounds like your version of Heaven on Earth, this is the kind of sentiment that you may scoff at. In the back of your mind, though, you may have caught yourself feeling a little more than a little unnerved by the...  read more


Your Shoe Choices Affect more than Your Feet

August 15, 2016
by Hartzband Center
shoes choices

The two vital aspects of a healthy lifestyle are to eat healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and lean meats, and to exercise. Often. Exercise keeps us from putting on extra weight that could stress organs, muscles, and joints. At the same time, physical activity itself causes these important structures to work harder than if we...  read more


Important Facts for Patients Facing Total Knee Replacement

June 1, 2016
by Hartzband Center
Total Knee Replacement

What do I need to know about Knee Replacement? It makes sense that healthy knees are integral to a high quality of life. However, we don't tend to give this idea much thought until we are forced to. Men and women affected by injury or osteoarthritis may find that they can no longer spend much...  read more