Dr. Boyd and team are joining the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Washington DC May 22.
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- Dr. Boyd will soon be performing Makoplasty Robotic Total Knee Replacements and currently is performing Makoplasty Robotic Total Hip Replacement and Makoplasty Robotic Partial Knee Replacement.
Degenerative joint disease (DJD), a common cause of hip pain, is a chronic condition hampering the quality of life of affected individuals. There are different types of DJD and the most common ones include osteoarthritis (OA), post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), avascular necrosis (AVN), and hip dysplasia.
Robotic knee or MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early to midstage osteoarthritis (OA) in either the medial (inner), patellofemoral (top), or both compartments of the knee. It is powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, which allows for consistently reproducible precision in performing partial knee resurfacing.
Total joint replacement surgery is one of the most advanced successful procedures in patients dealing with severe hip and knee pain. The goal of the surgery is to relieve pain and restore the normal functioning of the joint and help patient resume normal activities.
Over the past few years, there have been great advances in the treatment options, implants, and minimally invasive techniques.
Traditionally, joint replacement has been an inpatient surgical procedure. With the introduction of minimally invasive techniques, modern pain protocols, improved anesthetic techniques, and rapid rehabilitation protocols surgeons are able to perform joint replacement procedures on an outpatient basis.
Outpatient joint replacement is exactly the same as traditional joint replacement but the patient is allowed to go home in the first 24 hours after the surgery. This allows patients to recover at home instead of overnight in a hospital.
Dr. Boyd is a fellowship trained joint replacement specialist that trained at the world renowned Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics in Baltimore...
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