2 UPMC Hospitals Using Robots To Replace KneesLocal doctors are using a robot to perform knee replacement.
New Procedure Reduces Pain With Knee ReplacementsCindy McCoy's knees were worn out: "I was falling constantly. I probably fell four or five times at work."
Restoration Procedures Working To Preserve Joints, Reduce Knee PainKnee replacement is a major surgery, but a number of alternative approaches can be used preserve the joints, which are seeing positive results.
Local Doctors Using Cutting-Edge Approach To Knee ReplacementsHundreds of thousands of Americans get a knee replacement every year. Instead of a one-size-fits-all type of approach, what if you could customize the new knee to be exactly the same shape and size as your old one?
Younger Patients Opting For Double Knee ReplacementsLeo Wisniewski played football in college and professionally and his knees reminded him of this every day.
30-Year Knee Replacement Changes Local Woman’s LifeHave you or someone you know been told you need a knee replacement, but you just can't go through with it? You're thinking, I'm too young and these things only last 10 or 15 years, and I don't want to go through that kind of major surgery twice.
New ’30 Year Knee’ Improves Patient RecoveryIt doesn’t take a whole lot of time to get a good handle on why Clarence Dietrich is so happy to share his story.
Partial Knee Replacement Leads To Quicker RecoveryUsing a 3D model of the knee taken by a CT scan, the doctor guides the robot arm. The diseased portion of the knee is "resurfaced," sparing as much of the patient's healthy bone and surrounding tissue as possible.