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Podcast With Dr. Christopher Cannova

Dr. Christopher Cannova

Click the "Play" button in the media player below to listen to a podcast with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Cannova, who talks about the latest in joint replacement surgery, including hip resurfacing and minimally invasive procedures.

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Program notes:
0:16 The population needing joint surgery has grown exponentially
1:01 Now we have good research showing that earlier is better
2:08 They need to meet some criteria to be a candidate
3:12 Many patients want both knees done at the same time
4:12 Our length of stay has really improved dramatically
5:04 We've improved techniques, less tissue damage, faster range of motion recovery
6:05 Do through three to five inch incisions, sneak in through the side
7:01 Hip resurfacing saves bone
8:02 May or may not need conversion to a total replacement later
9:02 We will take away their pain, give them their life back
9:56 End