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Latest Treatment Options for Knee Pain
Originally published March 25, 2013 on KATU AM Northwest, Dr. Ballard joins the morning crew to discuss the latest treatment options associated with knee pain.
KXL In Depth
4/25/2013 Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jeff Feinblatt was this morning's Providence expert on KXL In Depth, speaking of women and joint health, and promoting the upcoming Women Wellness forums on joint pain.
Please click the link below to listen to Dr. Feinblatt’s interview – which discusses why women are more susceptible to joint problems and what women can do to keep their joints healthy as they age.
ShapeMatch Technology for Knee Replacement - July 12, 2012
Dr. James Ballard, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Oregon Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic joined us today to tell us the GetAroundKnee with ShapeMatch Technology is making a difference in the field of knee replacment. This innovative technique was created to help orthopaedic surgeons fit and position knee implants based upon patients’ unique anatomies.
The single-use ShapeMatch Cutting Guides are designed and manufactured from patient-specific 3D imaging data that is derived from MRI or CT scans. This technology utilizes proprietary 3D imaging software to develop a customized pre-operative surgical plan for each patient that allows the surgeon to best fit the implant to their body.
Radio interview with Dr. Ballard
KPTV Reports on knee surgeries with Dr. Ballard
Video Series - W.A.K.E. UP FLEXX
Welcome to a new five part series of instructional videos from Euflexxa, W.A.K.E. UP FLEXX. The acronym W.A.K.E. stands for Women's Arthritic Knee Education. The series is hosted by Gloria Gaynor, who was diagnosed with knee OA (Osteoarthritis) in 1984. Please consult with your Physician before beginning any exercise program.
EUFLEXXA® is a registered trademark of Ferring B.V.
Video - Euflexxa Knee Injection Procedure
Euflexxa Knee Injection is one of the many services we offer. Watch the video below to learn more about this amazing prodecure that is allowing patients to return to an active life style without knee pain.
The Latest Hip Replacement Technology featured on KATU
Dr. James Ballard, Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon from Oregon Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic shows the benefits of the Stryker Mobile Bearing Hip, which is a large-head technology solution designed to offer the benefits of a large diameter bearing without metal-on-metal articulation. For patients suffering from hip pain, this new hip replacement technology is built for more natural movement, and designed to provide greater range of motion, better stability, and the potential for a longer lasting implant. See the video below: