Dr. Brett Perricelli
Mary Cowles had a traditional knee replacement in 2001. Just a few months ago she had a different kind of implant – a 3D knee.
For some people, hip or knee surgery are inevitable. A local doctor is making the process a lot less painful using what you might call a special pain cocktail and his patients swear by it.
The ribs are designed to protect the vital structures in your chest, but when ribs get injured, they can actually do damage. That’s the concern now with what Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is saying about his injuries.
Doctors say 75 percent of people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point. For the more serious cases, the damage can lead to arthritis or to a total joint replacement, but there’s a technique that can prevent that.