knee replacement

Breaking Down the Myths of Joint Replacement Surgery

the MWHC Blog Team December 13, 2016

Tune in to the full podcast interview with Dr. Thakkar. If knee or hip pain is starting to limit your…

Am I too young for knee or hip replacement?

Savyasachi C. Thakkar, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute May 04, 2017

A 30-year-old man came to our emergency room with excruciating pain in both hips. He had been experiencing pain for…

‘GPS’ improves knee and hip replacement outcomes

Savyasachi C. Thakkar, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute June 08, 2017

When you get new tires on your car, it’s important that they are balanced and in alignment. This will keep…

Partial knee replacement: Arthritis relief without a long recovery

The Joint Replacement Specialists, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, MedStar Washington Hospital Center July 24, 2018

The number of first-time total knee replacements, also known as arthroplasties, is expected to grow by 673 percent, reaching 3.48…

Outpatient hip or knee joint replacement: Healthier, faster and more effective

The Joint Replacement Specialists, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, MedStar Washington Hospital Center August 28, 2018

Increasingly younger patients are seeking partial or total hip or knee joint replacement—people in their 40s, 50s and 60s who…