Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery

The Achilles tendon is a strong band of fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. It is the strongest tendon in the body. The Achilles tendon can tear slowly, a bit at a time, or all at once. A ruptured Achilles may be treated with or without surgery. All treatment options require … Read More

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Arthroscopic Repair (ACL)

ACL surgery repairs a torn anterior cruciate ligament in your knee. To perform arthroscopic surgery, your doctor will make a few small, button-hole sized incisions in the area around the knee. An arthroscope is a very small video camera that your doctor uses to see the inside of your knee and to guide the surgery. Before your doctor can insert the arthroscope, … Read More

Bunion Removal Surgery

Bunion removal surgery corrects a deformed area of the foot near the big toe. A bunion is caused when the metatarsal bone in the big toe gradually shifts towards the second toe. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Repair Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome repair surgery is a procedure in which the transverse carpal ligament is cut to alleviate the pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.  PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Knee Replacement Surgery

During a knee replacement, the ends of the femur, tibia and patella are replaced with a metal joint which restores freedom of movement. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Shoulder Replacement – Open Surgery

What is a Shoulder Replacement? A shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure in which the ball-shaped bone at the top of the upper arm is removed and replaced with a metal substitute. As you move your arm, the ball-shaped end of the upper arm, or humerus, moves against a cup-like depression in shoulder bone, or scapula. As long as the … Read More

Rotator Cuff Repair – Arthroscopic

Rotator cuff repair is a procedure in which a torn tendon in the shoulder is repaired. To perform arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, your doctor will make three small, button-hole sized incisions in the area around the shoulder. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Rotator Cuff Repair – Open Surgery

Rotator cuff repair is a surgical procedure in which a torn tendon in the shoulder is repaired. To perform open rotator cuff repair, your doctor will make a vertical incision on your shoulder. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure where painful arthritis in the hip joint is removed and replaced with a metal or plastic artificial joint. It usually is done when all other treatment options have failed to provide adequate pain relief. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair Surgery

Arthroscopic meniscus repair is a surgery to repair torn knee cartilage. Before your doctor can insert the arthroscope, the surgical team will inject a clear fluid into the joint. This fluid will inflate the interior space, and will help your doctor by providing an unobstructed view. Once in place, the arthroscope will provide video images so that the surgeon can … Read More