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Ronald Hillock MDFellow American Academy of Orthopedic SurgeonsDiplomat American Board of Orthopedic SurgeryAdult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Oncology If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while you are sitting or […]
Knee replacement surgeries are a safe and effective way to help patients improve mobility, have less pain, and resume normal activities. In fact, many patients often wonder why they waited so long to finally address their pain. On the other hand, there are those who are less than satisfied with their decision, and here are […]
Once you have weighed the risks versus the benefits and consulted with your physician, it’s crucial to know how to avoid common risks of total knee replacement. Reasons to Have a Total Knee Replacement When osteoarthritis has damaged the knee joint, and other treatments like physical therapy, injections, or medications have not given enough […]
It is absolutely natural for your joints to take on some wear and tear over the years, but many individuals exacerbate this process with activities that can be hard on their joints.
If you suffer from front knee pain in Las Vegas, you understand the frustration as you search for relief. Professional athletes, weekend warriors, and those who just love outdoor sports can all attest to how this directly affects daily activities. To help grow your knowledge and seek comfort, here are 6 common causes of front knee […]
Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can be prevented!
Many patients have questions about the typical recovery after knee surgery, when they’ll be able to complete daily tasks on their own, and when they’ll be exercising again.
A hip or knee replacement is seen as a last resort that is used when non-surgical treatments have failed. But for the right patient, advances in technology have made it possible for a person to forgo an overnight stay in the hospital. Outpatient joint replacement surgeries are growing in popularity. In fact, researchers expect that over half […]
Practice features full-time advocate Because our patients are what keep us growing and succeeding, we understand the value of having a seamless line of communication between all parties. As the only orthopedic practice in Southern Nevada with a dedicated patient advocate, we at Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center have placed emphasis on this area of […]
The winter 2016 edition of On The Move, Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s newsletter, is now available and linked below. This newsletter offers referring practices updates, insights and tips to make their patients’ experiences with NOSC as stress-free and satisfying as possible. nv_orthonews_winter2016 Rating Rating 5 Stars★ 4 Stars★ 3 Stars★ 2 Stars★ 1 Star★ Review Leave […]