Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Now Offering Advanced Joint Replacement Technology

Alexandria, VA – As part of Inova’s continued investment in the latest surgical technology, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) is proud to offer Mako SmartRobotics™ for hip and knee procedures. Mako technology allows for more precise and accurate placement of the implants around the joints, reducing complications, pain and recovery time. “Mako technology allows me…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Recertified as Hip and Knee Replacement Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission

Falls Church, VA – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) has been recertified as an accredited Knee and Hip Replacement Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission. IFOH has been a Joint Replacement Center of Excellence for the past 11 years, placing them among an elite group of hospitals nationwide to achieve excellence in spine care. The Joint…

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5 Signs It’s Time for Joint Replacement Surgery

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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Direct anterior total hip replacement now available at Inova Fairfax Hospital

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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A Spring in Her Step

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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Inova Alexandria Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Surgical Table for Hip Replacement

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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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Inova Mount Vernon joint replacement docs provide a game plan that boosts patient confidence, speeds recovery

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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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Giving the Gift of Mobility: Inova Mount Vernon and Operation Walk USA

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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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Inova and Operation Walk Virginia Give the Gift of Walking

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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