ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Foundation
Canada Arthritis Network
National Institute of Arthritis

ARTHROSCOPY

Arthroscopy Association of North America

ASSISTIVE DEVICES/ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT

Canes Canada
Eastern Orthopedics Braces and supports
EZ-Step Stair climbing aid
Fetterman Crutches Forearm crutches, adaptive aids
House of Canes and Walking Sticks
Portable Wheelchair Ramps
Support Hosiery Specialty compression stockings
The Walking Cane Store

BEARING SURFACE

Ceramtec Ceramic manufacturer’s website
Oxynium (Oxydized Zirconium) – The Science behind the Ceramic – Dr. Swanson’s PowerPoint Presentation

EXERCISE/THERAPY

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: Knee Replacement Exercise Guide
The Knee Society: Total Knee Replacement—Recommended and Discouraged Activities
Exercise Recommendations after Total Joint Replacement Kuster MS et al.: Am J Sports Med. 2002; 32(7): 433-45
“Does Total Knee Replacement Restore Knee Function?” Noble PC et al.: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005; Feb(431): 157-65
“Stresses on Your New Knee Joint” An illustrated overview from Total Joints
Walkaerobics.com

GENERAL KNEE REPLACEMENT INFO

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons “Knee Implants”
Photos of Knee Replacement Surgery Vesalius Image Archive
Wheeless Textbook Overview of Knee Arthroplasty

KNEE ANATOMY

Exercise Net: Knee Articulations Knee muscle anatomy described and illustrated with still pictures and videos

INFORMATIONAL WEBSITES

Emedicine
Health Finder
Healthy Roads
Laurus Health
Merck Manual
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Orthogate
Orthosupersite
Orthoworld
Pharmweb Pharmaceutical information
Reuters Health
Total Joints
University of Pennsylvania Health System
US Food and Drug Administration
Veritas Medicine Clinical trials and treatment options
Web MD

JOURNALS

The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Free Medical Journals
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Journal of American Medical Association
Journal of Arthroplasty
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

LIBRARIES

Medscape Library
PubMed – National Library of Medicine

ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The Knee Society
Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

OSTEONECROSIS/AVASCULAR NECROSIS

Center for Osteonecrosis Research and Education
Emedicine “Osteonecrosis of the Knee”
National Osteonecrosis Foundation
Orthopedic Connection “Osteonecrosis of the Knee”

OSTEOPOROSIS

National Institute of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases
National Osteoporosis Foundation

POST-OP PRECAUTIONS

Prophylactic Antibiotics for Patients with Knee Replacements

REVISION KNEE SURGERY

Keys to a Successful Revision TKA – Dr. Swanson’s Power Point Presenation

SPORTS AND KNEE REPLACEMENTS

Participation in Sports after Knee and Hip Replacement McGrory BJ et al.: Mayo Clin Proc. 1995 Apr;70(4):342-8
Playing Golf and Knee Replacements – Rothman Institute
Tennis after Total Knee ArthroplastyMont MA et al.: Am J Sports Med 2002; 30:163-166

SPORTS MEDICINE

The American Journal of Sports Medicine
American Physical Therapy Association

SUPPORT GROUPS

Ehlers Danlos National Foundation
Invisible Disabilities Advocate
Invisible Disabilities Advocate Discussion Board
Knee Guru
The Lupus Foundation of America
The National Pain Foundation
Osteonecrosis Support Group
Seniors Search

SURGICAL AND POST-OP PREPARATION

Heal Faster
Surgery Preparation Tips
What to Expect

SURGICAL TECHNIQUE– MINIMALLY INVASIVE KNEE REPLACEMENT

Minimally Invasive TKA: A Step in the Right Direction? Dr. Swanson’s Power Point Presentation

SURGICAL TECHNIQUE – UNICOMPARTMENTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

Minimally Invasive UKA: Why it works, and When it Doesn’t – Dr. Swanson’s Power Point Presentation

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