Category: Ortho Excellence
Outpatient Joint Replacement Improves Outcomes While Reducing Costs
Performing more than 700 surgeries to date, UVA Health serves as a model for realizing the benefits of outpatient joint replacements.
Cutting Edge Total Ankle Replacement at UVA Health Restores Function & Corrects Deformity
Ankle replacement can help maintain motion even for patients with severe deformities, due to improved implant technology and surgical techniques.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Joshua Li, MD, Targeted Therapy for Spinal Disc Herniation
Xudong Joshua Li, MD's, research could greatly reduce pain and offer a more accessible treatment for spinal disc herniation. Watch his video.
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Improves Functionality After Upper Limb Amputation
UVA Health offers a new technique that preserves nerve endings to help drive upper extremity prosthetics, giving patients more intuitive functional control over a myoelectric prosthetic.
UVA Health Leading the Way With Innovative Spine Tumor Implant
The new low-metal device allows for better tumor surveillance and more accurate post-surgical radiation therapy.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Charles R. Farber, PhD, Orthopedic Genetics
Charles R. Farber focuses on finding the genes that lead to complex diseases and uses a systems approach to uncover the basis of bone strength.
New Implantable Shock Absorber for Medial Knee Osteoarthritis Offers Superior Results
Learn why the FDA-approved medial implantable shock absorber may become the gold standard for mild-to-moderate knee osteoarthritis.
UVA Health Leads the Next Frontier in Rotator Cuff Surgery With Tissue-Engineering Solutions
Combining biomaterials, biologicals, and regenerative medicine encourages and accelerates tissue healing and patient recovery.
Innovative Hip Revision Surgery Technique Brings Relief After Failed Replacement
Using advanced techniques like the double-cup construct have shown promise for treating large, irregular acetabular defects.
After Several Failed Spine Surgeries, This Expert Team Finally Brought Relief
Five spine surgeries left this patient in constant pain. Here's how UVA Health surgeons used innovative techniques to finally deliver relief.