Mahwah Valley Orthopedic Blog

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3 Types of Arthroscopic Knee Surgeries

3 Types of Arthroscopic Knee Surgeries Arthroscopic knee surgery is used to view the knee joint and surgically treat injuries. It is performed using 2-3 tiny incisions, a small camera, tiny surgical instruments, and a television monitor. Dr. Nicholas Alexander of...

Partial and Total Knee Replacement: What’s the Difference?

Partial and Total Knee Replacement: What’s the Difference?The knee is amongst the largest joints in the body and plays a vital role in providing mobility. Osteoarthritis, a bone and cartilage destroying chronic disease, frequently occurs in the knee joints. Aging,...

3 Approaches to Hip Replacement Surgery

3 Approaches to Hip Replacement SurgeryTotal hip replacement has become a commonly performed procedure because it dramatically reduces pain and quickly improves one’s quality of life. Dr. Nicholas Alexander of Mahwah Valley Orthopedic Associates has performed...

Total Knee Replacement Recovery

Total Knee Replacement Recovery Total knee replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic surgeries. Dr. Nicholas Alexander of Mahwah Valley Orthopedic Associates has performed thousands of total knee replacements and helped thousands of patients return to an...

4 Hip Osteoarthritis Treatment Options

4 Hip Osteoarthritis Treatment Options The femoral head and acetabulum join to form the hip joint. The head of the femur and the lining of the acetabulum are covered in smooth articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis causes the cartilage to wear away resulting in exposed...

7 Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment Options

7 Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment Options Knee osteoarthritis results from the wear and tear of the knee cartilage and is often associated with aging. Although knee osteoarthritis is a chronic condition, treatment goals are aimed at reducing pain and improving function....

Understanding Partial Knee Ligament Tears (ACL, MCL, PCL)

The knee is a very important joint as it is responsible for supporting the lower body and plays a vital role in walking and running movements. Some of the most common knee injuries involve knee ligament tears. Ligaments connect a bone to another bone. Injuries to a...

Total Knee Replacement: Process, Recovery and Results

Total knee replacement is one of the most popular and effective types of orthopedic surgery. Countless patients who have undergone a total knee replacement have had their pain eliminated and their range of motion restored. If you have heard of total knee replacement...

3 Common Hip Injuries – and How to Treat Them

The hip is a large ball and socket joint composed of the head of the femur (thigh bone) and acetabulum of the pelvis. Muscles, ligaments, tendons and soft tissues work together to stabilize and move the hip. When a patient injures their hip, their ability to perform...

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