« CMS Revises Orthopedic Footwear LCD | Main | Compliance Standards for Consignment Closets and Stock and Bill Arrangements »

July 30, 2009

Comments

chronic arthritis

Joint deformity or pain is sometimes so severe that surgery is the best alternative. A patient can have added years of mobility due to the hip, elbow, shoulder and knee replacements that can be performed today. Surgeries include joint replacement (replacing the joint with an artificial joint), tendon reconstruction (reconstructing damaged tendons) and synovectomy (removal of the inflamed tissue).

The comments to this entry are closed.

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter
Blog powered by Typepad