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When CHOMP’s Pulse Magazine needed an expert opinion on joint replacement, they turned to Dr Christopher Meckel as a leading area expert. Featuring Dr. Meckel, this informational article gives a snapshot of the necessity of joint replacement in a maturing society. You can read the full story below.

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Joint pain is extremely common. In one national survey, about one-third of adults reported having joint pain within the past 30 days. Knee pain is the most common complaint, but joint pain can affect any part of your body from your ankles to your shoulders. As you get older, painful joints become increasingly more common. Understanding the […]

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A Giant Step Forward in Joint Replacement If you’re reading this website, chances are you (or a loved one) are considering or preparing for joint replacement surgery. As you read, make a note of anything you don’t understand. Your doctor will be happy to answer your questions so that you’ll feel comfortable and confident with […]

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There are over 100 different types of arthritis, each with its own causes and treatments. The more familiar types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, and gout. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which affects 21 million people over the age of 45. This type of arthritis tends to affect women […]

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Explore the benefits of anterior hip replacement techniques (as opposed to posterior techniques) and why they have so much fewer complications for the patient.

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