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Preparing for Surgery & Procedure

Preparing for Surgery

Once you and your doctor decide that surgery will help you, you will need to learn what to expect from the surgery and how to actively participate in the treatment plan for the best results afterward.

Preparing mentally and physically for surgery is an important step toward a successful result. Understanding the process, and your role in it, will help you recover more quickly and have fewer problems.

Working with Your Doctor

Before surgery, your doctor will perform a complete physical examination to make sure you don’t have any conditions that could interfere with the surgery or the outcomes.

Preparing for Procedure

If you are having day surgery, remember the following:

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Treating Meniscal Tears

Meniscus Tear Injuries Understanding What is a Meniscus Tear and Knee Pain  There are 2 cushiony pieces of the cartilage connecting the femur and the tibia of each leg. This cartilage is called a meniscus (plural: menisci), and it is present in a pair in each knee joint. A meniscal tear occurs when the knee …

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Cartilage Tears and Injuries

A Better Understanding of Cartilage Tears and Treatment Options at Florida OrthoCare A cartilage is a vital protective and connective tissue, present in the joints, ribs, spine across the body. Cartilages provide stability, cushioning, and lubrication in the joints of the body. Damage to the cartilage can result in restricted motion, recurring pain, and infections. Cartilage …

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ACL, MCL or PCL Injuries

Understanding ACL, MCL and PCL Injuries ACL, MCL, and PCL injuries all affect ligaments in the knees. Sprains, strains, and tears may occur in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Medial Collateral Ligament, or the Posterior Cruciate Ligament. ACL is one of the major ligaments within the knee that connects the thighbone to the shin gone. It’s …

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