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Total Knee Replacement: The 3 Week Post Op Visit

Richard A. Sweet, M.D.

 Patients who are at low risk for developing blood clots are typically placed on 325 mg (regular) Aspirin once daily till 6 weeks post op. Patients with bleeding risks may be place on a baby Aspirin (81 mg) instead. Patients at higher risk for blood clots may be placed on more aggressive blood thinners such as Plavix, Coumadin, Xarelto, or Eliquis for varying lengths of time.

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Cortisone vs. Prp Injections

Melissa T. Parshall, PA-C

A healthy joint requires balance between molecular signals regulating homeostasis, damage, restoration and remodeling. This balance involves balance among different tissues such as cartilage, bone, synovium, ligaments, tendons and menisci. Different factors are able to improve the maintenance of a healthy joint that has been damaged or strained.

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Understanding How to Protect Your Lower Back

Thomas R. Lehmann, M.D.

Natural healing along with understanding how your back works are the basis of recovery from low back pain. Understanding how the low back is injured allows for prevention of low back attacks. Referring to the illustrations, notice that the spine is constructed of one vertebra stacked on top of the other with a flexible spacer, which acts as a load-bearing fulcrum in between.

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Thomas R. Lehmann, M.D.

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition characterized by either low back pain or numbness, and/or a weakness in the lower extremities that occurs with standing, walking, or arising from sitting to standing. Stenosis is a Greek word that describes an abnormal narrowing of a duct or canal.

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Lumbar Disc Herniation

Thomas R. Lehmann, M.D.

Using data obtained by questionnaire in a retrospective review of pati ents with low-back and sciatic pain (eighty-five treated by injection of chymopapain and seventy-one, by open discectomy), the results at one and ten years after treatment were analyzed.

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Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40207
Northgate Medical Center
3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150