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Dr. Chadwick Hampton joins Scott to talk about orthopedic surgery in the era of COVID-19 and knee and hip replacement surgery. A fast-moving and fascinating show that will answer your many questions about surgery during this unique time.

Dr. Hampton will be on the radio on Monday 22nd June at 6 PM. He will be part of the Radio Show "Oh My God, I'm Getting Older and So Is My Mom" on 95.9 FM and 106.9 FM.

He will be talking about new advancement in TKA THA robotic tka and elective tha and tka in the covid 19 pandemic.

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NAVIO - New Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgical System

Join Dr. Chadwick Hampton, Orthopedic Surgeon on the medical staff at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, on Thursday, March 19 from 6–7 p.m. for an informative seminar on the newest advancement in orthopedic care at our hospital.

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When to Consider Knee Replacement

If someone has severe arthritis and conservative measures no longer help, knee replacement surgery is often the best option for permanent pain relief and restored mobility. Major advances over the past decade have revolutionized the way we perform the surgery, and nobody should live with unrelenting pain.

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Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery

Increasing numbers of younger people are opting for knee replacement, unwilling to take arthritis pain sitting down. Surgical advances such as computer-assisted surgery have made it a viable option for people in their 40s and 50s. The main concern in younger individuals is that the implant will wear out. Although a knee replacement can last 20 years or even longer, it doesn't last forever.  

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Partial Knee Replacement

During knee replacement surgery, damaged bone and cartilage is resurfaced with metal and plastic components. In unicompartmental knee replacement (also called "partial" knee replacement) only a portion of the knee is resurfaced. This procedure is an alternative to total knee replacement for patients whose disease is limited to just one area of the knee. 

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a very common problem. If your knee has been bothering you for a while or keeping you from activities you enjoy, the new year is a good time to take action. I encourage you to resolve to get the right diagnosis; resolve to take action to relieve the pain; resolve to live life to the fullest, life pain-free. 

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Hip Pain

Many people experience hip pain from time to time, especially if they lead an active lifestyle. A good deal of walking and hiking while on vacation or rushing to finish chores over the holidays can lead to a sore hip. People experience pain from overdoing it. Known as an “overuse injury,” it results from repetitive stress on the muscles, joints and tendons.

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Top Myths about Arthritis: Knowing the Facts Can Help You Manage it Better

Arthritis is a painful condition that can make activities of daily living difficult, if not impossible.  Osteoarthritis, the most common form of the disease, affects millions of Americans and is caused by wear and tear on a joint. It often affects the knee or the hip. 

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Arthritis "Treatments" to Avoid

Advertisements for treatments claiming to cure or slow down arthritis can be found on the Internet, on television and in print ads. They include drinks, certain supplements and rubs. Most are a a waste of money. 

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NAVIO RADIO INTERVIEW

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Dr. Chadwick Hampton and the NAVIO procedure

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Dr Chadwick Hampton of PBGMC interviewed on WPEC CBS 12