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Platelet rich plasma may be better than hyaluronic acid injections for knee osteoarthritis

Platelet rich plasma is a combination of growth factors that are obtained from a patient’s own blood and injected into sites of pain, such as an arthritic knee or inflamed tendon.¬† ¬†This has been hot area of research in...read more


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Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

What is an Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement? In an Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement, the incision is made in the front of the hip. This is different than the traditional (or posterior approach) hip replacement, in which the...read more


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What is PRP and How Can it Help Me?

What exactly is PRP? PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. During this procedure a small sample of blood will be drawn from your arm. This sample is then placed into a centrifuge and spun for about 5-15 minutes (depending...read more


Hip Pain

Patient Spotlight: Tennis After Bilateral Hip Replacements with Dr. Peter Hanson

Below is an interview with Dane C. He is a patient of Dr. Peter Hanson and had his left hip replaced in April of 2019 and his right hip replaced most recently in July of this year. He was...read more