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Knee replacement market to reach $12.7 billion by 2026, says Fortune

A new report by Fortune Business Insights predicts that the global knee replacement market will reach $12.72 billion by 2026. The market, which totaled $9.1 billion in 2018, will grow as a result of increasing osteoarthritis and other knee diseases worldwide.

The Norh American knee replacement market, the world’s largest, was measured at $4.83 billion […]

By |July 1st, 2020|Knee Replacement Surgery|0 Comments

Study: Knee replacement surgery can help your marriage

A new study released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons turned up some surprising results: knee and hip replacements surgery can improve patients’ marriages.

It’s well-known that osteoarthritis patients who undergo joint replacement surgery experience emotional improvements. But now, we know that quality of life for a patient’s spouse improves as well, according to […]

By |June 25th, 2020|Knee Replacement Surgery|0 Comments

Researchers look into stem cell knee replacement alternatives

Even as thousands of knee replacement surgeries are performed every week, scientists are looking into a revolutionary cure that may make knee arthroplasty obsolete. The National Post’s Tom Blackwell reports:
If Dr. Nizar Mahomed and colleagues at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto succeed with fascinating new research, however, [knee replacement] surgery will eventually become a […]

By |August 20th, 2012|Knee Replacement Surgery|0 Comments

Report underlines varying knee replacement costs in California

A new report by California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) emphasizes the variation in healthcare costs across the state, including the cost of knee replacement surgery.
The prices charged for surgery in California vary from one geographic region to another. We analyzed hospital charge information provided in the California Common Surgery Cost Comparison database—a record […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Knee Replacement Surgery|0 Comments

Knee and Hip Replacement Rates “Skyrocketing”

In the New York Times Personal Health Section, Jane Brody writes about Relief for Joints Plagued by Arthritis:
If you live long enough — that is, beyond 50 or 60 — chances are one or more of your joints, probably your knees or hips, will become arthritic. And if pain or stiffness begin to seriously […]

By |July 30th, 2012|Knee Replacement Surgery|0 Comments