Description & Objectives
This symposium is intended for orthopedic surgeons in the Pacific Northwest.
Total Joint Replacement outcomes are variable across the country and around the world. There is a need to provide physicians with information about the latest technologies and patient management techniques that result in better patient outcomes.
At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will provide better patient care through an increased ability to :
- Discuss accumulated data on the affect of activity levels on prosthetic hip and knee joints
- Describe the impact of intense physical activity levels on prosthetic hip and knee joints
- List the advantages of improved bone quality as it relates to joint fixation
- Recommend levels of physical activity for patients who have prosthetic hip and knee joints and recognize the symptoms and possible cause of a failing prosthesis