Orthopedic Surgery

Torn Achilles

Doctor Brummer, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, walks us through the treatment and difficult recovery process for a torn achilles tendon.

The Future of Hip Surgery

"20 to 25 years from today, rather than put and implant in, we'll be able to resurface the joint biologically." Doctor Thomas P. Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, speculates on the future of hip replacement surgery and notes how hopefully surgery won't even be required soon.

Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

"One must do, in my opinion, at least 50 to 100 arthroscopic shoulder procedures a year." Dr. Armin Tehrany, Orthopedic surgeon of Mount Sinai Hospital, goes into the factors that make a shoulder specialist good or not.

Mentally Preparing for Shoulder Surgery

"Studies have shown that patients who watch a video do better after surgery." Dr. Armin Tehrany, Orthopedic surgeon of Mount Sinai Hospital, talks about how patients can ease their surgery and recovery from surgery by proper preparation going into surgery.