What Patients are Watching: Opioid Alternative Plan

ABC affiliate, KRDV 12 in Oregon, featured an interview with AAHKS member, James R. Van Horne, MD, who has created a treatment plan for patients to stop using narcotics for pain control within the first week after hip or knee replacement surgery. Part of the plan is...

What Patients are Reading: NY Times “Guide to Knees”

A thorough guide to preventing and treating knee pain has been published by The New York Times. Described as a “user manual for knees,” the online guide provides patient-friendly animations and videos designed to help those with sore, stiff knees. There are sections...

Dr. Parks Receives AAOS Diversity Award

In recognition of his dedication to advancing diversity in orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) presented its 2019 Diversity Award to Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in...

HHS Secretary Issues Statement on President’s FY 2020 Budget

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget: “The President’s budget makes necessary investments and bold reforms to deliver on HHS’s mission, and supports the hard work the...

British Study Extends Implant Life

A study published in The Lancet by authors at the University of Bristol Medical School in the United Kingdom shows hip and knee implants “last as long as 25 years,” according to BBC News. Using data from joint replacement registries in six countries, researchers...
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