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Why Total Knee Replacement is Easier Than Ever

Total Knee Replacement

If you’ve been living with knee pain because a knee replacement seems overwhelming, it may be time to revisit the idea of a Total Knee Replacement (TKR). Also known as Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA), the procedure has seen several advancements in recent years. As with many medical procedures, technology and research have allowed for significant […]

Harold Hunt, MD

Harold Hunt, MD

Dr. Harold Hunt was born and raised in northeast Texas. He attended Baylor University where he graduated cum laude earning…

Jared L. Michalson, MD

Jared L. Michalson, MD

Jared L. Michalson, MD is a highly experienced orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopedic trauma, severe fractures of the upper…

MAKOplasty: Advanced Orthopedic’s less-invasive option for knee osteoarthritis.


Are you sitting on the decision to relieve your knee pain? As we age, countless adults fight through knee pain or stiffness that occurs while standing, walking short distances or starting from a sitting position. Colorado has one of the nation’s fastest-growing aging populations and in six years, there will be more than 1.3 million […]

Scare tactic or serious? 5 Spooky Stories About Joint Health:

We’re celebrating Halloween all week long by debunking common myths. Read on to learn the facts. MYTH #1: Exercise makes arthritis pain worse. FACT: Lack of exercise can actually make joints feel stiff. One of the most important ways to maintain strength, range of motion and even minimize arthritis pain is through regular exercise. All joints need […]


Knee arthritis patients who have exhausted non-surgical treatment for knee pain have a relatively new option to delay total knee replacement. It’s called MAKOplasty – a minimally invasive, computer navigated and robotic assisted approach to partial knee-resurfacing. Active adults whose arthritis has not advanced to all three knee compartments, and have an otherwise healthy knee, are often good candidates […]

Looking at hip replacement from another angle.

A lot has changed in joint replacement in the past 10 years and I get a lot of questions about what makes a good candidate for hip replacement in particular. This week, I’m sharing answers to some of the most common questions about the latest in hip replacement including the anterior approach. When is it […]

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