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 01, 2020

Achieving Healthcare Sustainability: What We’re Doing to Help

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Historically, the healthcare industry has certainly had a massive hand in the production of environmental pollutants. However, in the last decade, there has been a push to reverse this trend and implement more sustainable practices industry-wide. At Consensus, we care about this issue; which is why we are taking steps to achieve sustainability in our

3 01, 2020

Study Finds Knee Pain Increases Mortality

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Unfortunately, osteoarthritis affects millions of people annually, and due to an aging population and several societal and behavioral factors, that number is only projected to increase in the coming years. While the disease results in frequent pain which often worsens over time, osteoarthritis of the knee may have a particularly negative long-term affect. A new

4 10, 2019

Location of Patients is Impacting Hospital Readmission Rates

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When it’s time for a patient to undergo joint replacement surgery oftentimes readmission rate affects the choice of which hospital they decide to have the procedure at. Readmission rate measures unplanned readmissions, both related and unrelated to the procedure, following elective hip or knee replacement within 30 days of being discharged from the hospital1 so it’s

5 09, 2019

The Controversy Around Physical Therapy Setting after Total Knee Replacement Surgery

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The best setting to begin physical therapy after a total knee replacement surgery has been a controversial discussion among many healthcare practitioners recently. While some argue that out-patient physical therapy is better for patients others disagree, arguing that telerehabilitation, a new form of rehab in which a patient is able to complete rehab from the

4 03, 2019

Consensus Orthopedics Announces Participation at the Canaccord Genuity Musculoskeletal Conference

Providing Key Updates on TracPatch®, Business Development, and Strategic Relationships   El Dorado Hills, CA – Consensus Orthopedics, Inc. (“Consensus”), a global medical technology and joint reconstruction company, is pleased to announce that the company will participate at the Canaccord Genuity Musculoskeletal Conference.  The conference is being held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the