28 05, 2020

Hip and knee osteoarthiritis cases are on the rise

Depending on the severity, osteoarthritis (OA) can be a seriously debilitating condition. This is particularly true when it takes effect on an individual’s hips or knees, joints that are essential for basic mobility. 2017 data published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases by Saeid Safiri, PhD, of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, and his

20 02, 2020

Getting to Know Finisher, Derick Johnson

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At Consensus, our company culture is driven by the talented individuals who work here. We have created the employee spotlight series to highlight our team members who are working hard to make the Consensus experience a truly outstanding one. This month we talked with Finisher, Derick Johnson. With a passion for building strong relationships and

18 02, 2020

Study of 31,265 Twins Finds More Knee Arthritis in Women

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Researchers in Sweden used the largest registry of twin siblings in the world to identify the differences in the etiology of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Their study, “Nature vs nurture in knee osteoarthritis – the importance of age, sex and body mass index,” appears in the April 2019 edition of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Co-author Karin Magnusson, Ph.D.,

6 12, 2019

Studies Show That Costs Quadruple When SSIs Develop After Hip, Knee Replacements

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Infections are less than ideal in all cases as they are taxing on a patient and extremely costly. A study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found that the total 1-year health care cost for patients who develop complex surgical site infections, or SSIs, following hip and knee replacements are more than four times

1 11, 2019

How Much More Physical Therapy is Right for Elderly Patients?

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It is understood that the key to successful rehabilitation is physical therapy and regular exercise, however, the question that remains is how much additional physical therapy is right for elderly patients? For these patients, leaving home to go to physical therapy sessions can be a difficult task, but doing exercises regularly at home without a

26 07, 2019

The Importance of Weight Loss in Morbidly Obese Patients before Knee Surgery

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Obesity is undoubtedly one of the biggest epidemics sweeping the United States today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that “as of 2016 the prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million US adults.”1 There is often an important connection between morbid obesity and osteoarthritis which frequently leads to the need

13 12, 2015

Consensus is proud to support and raise awareness for Gridskippers

Consensus is proud to support and raise awareness for Gridskippers in their quest to raise money to Save the Arts! for NYC Public schools. December 13, 2015 Gridskippers goes "Prime-Time" Amazing.... A huge thank you to our whole team of supporters, sponsors and friends! With their help, we have had terrific success getting the word

7 07, 2015

For Immediate Release: CONSENSUS ORTHOPEDICS, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST OUTPATIENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2015 CONSENSUS ORTHOPEDICS, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST OUTPATIENT TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT USING THE TAPERSETTM HIP SYSTEM EL Dorado Hills, CA, December 12, 2014 – Consensus Orthopedics, Inc., a global manufacturer of total joint implants, is proud to announce the state of Illinois first outpatient total hip replacement surgery using the TaperSet

1 06, 2015

For Immediate Release: CONSENSUS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP…

For Immediate Release: 6/1/2015 CONSENSUS ORTHOPEDICS, INC. ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MATERIALISE EL Dorado Hills, CA, June 1, 2015 – Consensus Orthopedics, Inc., a global manufacturer of total joint implants, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Materialise, a leading provider of 3D software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions, and pioneer in medical image based knee