Nauman Akhtar, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in arthritis and joint replacement and serves as Medical Director of the Inova Loudoun Hospital Joint Replacement Program.   If you’re living with arthritis, you are all too familiar with pain and stiffness in your joints. As those symptoms worsen over time, you might be wondering…

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Get Hip Inova Fairfax Hospital is pleased to offer osteoarthritis patients Direct Anterior Hip Replacement closer to home Traditionally, total hip replacement procedures have resulted in relief from arthritis pain. Unfortunately, lengthy recovery times and numerous post-surgery precautions, including limitations on how far the hip can bend, have been part of the package. Today, the…

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Hip and knee replacements at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital gave Mary Glaunert a new lease on life At 70, Mary Glaunert wasn’t about to let the pain in her hip hold her back from visiting her four children who live across the country or being able to attend her grandchildren’s high school and college events.…

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Alexandria, VA – June 16, 2016 – Inova Alexandria Hospital now offers an exciting new option in surgical technology for total hip replacement patients: The Hana® Surgery Table – the only surgical table designed exclusively for hip and knee replacement. With its unique capability to position the leg, the Hana table enables orthopedic surgeons to…

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Joint Patients: Setting You Up for Success If your doctor recommends joint replacement surgery, a little preparation can go a long way in improving your experience before, during and after your procedure. The Joint Replacement Clinic at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital partners with patients and their families to create a detailed plan of care. During…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, VA – Each December, surgeons within the Inova Joint Replacement Center (IJRC) give honor to their commitment to our community through their participation in a national program called “Operation WalkUSA.” In this program, several Inova Mount Vernon Hospital orthopedic surgeons annually provide free hip and knee replacements to local residents who otherwise would…

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Operation Walk Virginia, a non-profit group founded in 2006 and led by Gerard Engh, MD, Medical Director, Inova Joint Replacement Center, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, will be providing free knee and hip replacement surgeries to ten local people that have no insurance and no ability to pay for their surgery – (December 7, 2012). We are…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Teams with Operation Walk Alexandria, VA – (November 15, 2010) – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Operation Walk Virginia will help a construction worker, bartender, chauffeur, and grandmother receive hip and knee replacements on Nov. 20. Seven individuals, who suffer from debilitating joint pain, will have a new reason to give…

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**Media Advisory** Alexandria – (November 4, 2010) –  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Operation Walk have partnered to offer free hip or knee replacements to qualifying patients. This Operation Walk event is comprised of a team of surgeons, internists, anesthesiologists, nurses, therapists and other clinical staff who will donate their time, equipment and joint replacements…

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