It’s’ not exactly a new idea, Peripheral Nerve Block has long been used in obstetrics, but in the last 8-years this type of anesthesia has grown up, become more sophisticated and that makes it definitely worth talking about – especially if you’re about to undergo joint replacement surgery of any kind. In fact, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, nearly 600-thousand Americans undergo total knee replacements every year. Another 200-thousand receive new hip joints.
The Total Knee Replacement
Orthopedic surgery has always had a brutal and dangerous image. Continue Reading