Clinic Update

We are proud to announce that on Monday February 1st, 2021, we successfully performed our first of two total knee replacements with a surgical robot. Duval Clinic has acquired Zimmer’s ROSA surgical robot to further optimize joint replacements surgeries which advances the arthroplasty techniques we use at the clinic. Zimmer’s ROSA Robot is an addition … Continued

Personalized Arthroplasty, or Joint Replacement Surgery

Personalized Arthroplasty Joint degeneration is something that 1 in 8 Canadians will experience. The cartilage that protects and cushions the connections between our bones wears down over time. Unfortunately, this can cause discomfort and sometimes unmanageable pain. After options like medication and physiotherapy have been exhausted, most people turn to joint replacement surgery. Arthroplasty, or … Continued

JOINT HEALTH AND COVID-19 PREVENTION TIPS

A healthy lifestyle is important, regardless of the season, but as cold weather approaches, there are particular concerns to keep in mind, especially for those suffering from joint pain. This year, we have the added stress of protecting ourselves, and each other, from Covid-19. Unfortunately, a major disadvantage of Covid-19 is that older people and … Continued

4 TOP TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY FROM A KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Recovering from surgery is the final and most important part of your treatment. It largely determines the overall success of the operation. For optimal results, the patient should be an active and enthusiastic participant in their own recovery process. Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for a successful recovery after a total knee … Continued

5 tips for caregivers

Joint replacement surgery is a very common but demanding process. The recovery period is crucial to the overall success of the operation, and cannot be done properly without some assistance for the patient. If your loved one is undergoing a joint replacement, here are five tips to help you be the best caregiver! 1- Know … Continued

How long will a hip or knee replacement last?

The hips and knees are hardworking joints in the human body. As such, it is not uncommon to find many people with problems with these joints, such as chronic pain and/or repetitive use or traumatic injuries. Fortunately there are solutions that can reduce pain and improve quality of life, such as medication, physical therapy, or … Continued

Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis

While the clinic is currently closed due to the pandemic, we want to extend our well wishes to all of you. We know that these are times when our “normal” routines and habits are disrupted by world events outside of our control, so let us offer you some ideas to stay healthy. The present circumstances … Continued