Resources

We believe in the power of the informed patient. We have curated a wealth of resources and educational materials on Orthopaedic Surgery of the hip and knee. We also have a portal for patients to view and download pre & post-operative guides.

 

Anterior Hip Replacement

The following video of Dr. King was made as an educational tool and presented at a national conference he was asked to host to teach other surgeons and health care providers about care pathways for joint replacement, and the anterior approach to hip replacement. The video discusses the care pathways and surgical technique for a patient undergoing direct anterior hip replacement.  Please note that the video is intended for educating health care professionals and contains surgical footage that may not be appropriate for all viewers to watch.

 
 
 
 

HIP ARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis of the hip causes pain and stiffness. It can make it hard to do everyday activities like bending over to tie a shoe, rising from a chair, or taking a short walk.

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HIP REPLACEMENT

This resource from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons will help you understand the benefits and limitations of total
hip replacement.

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HIP REPLACEMENT ANIMATION

This animation explains total hip replacement, a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged hip joint are removed and replaced with a prosthesis. 

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HIP BURSITIS

Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa. Bursae, are small, jelly-like sacs that are located throughout the body, including around the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and heel. Hip Bursitis can cause pain in the hip and thigh.

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KNEE ARTHRITIS

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain, swelling, and stiffness are the primary symptoms of arthritis.

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KNEE REPLACEMENT

This resource from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons will help you understand the benefits and limitations of total knee replacement.

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KNEE REPLACEMENT ANIMATION

This animation explains total knee replacement, a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged knee joint are removed and replaced with a prosthesis.

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PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

During knee replacement surgery, damaged bone and cartilage is resurfaced with metal and plastic components. In a partial only a portion of the knee is resurfaced.

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MENISCAL TEAR

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscus tears. However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus.

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ARTHROSCOPY

Knee arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows doctors to view the knee joint without making a large incision (cut) through the skin and other soft tissues. Arthroscopy is used to diagnose and treat a wide range of knee problems.

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Airport Security with an Implant

If you've had a hip or knee replaced, you are probably worried about going through airport security. We'll show you the one thing to do. Source: AAHS

OUTCOMES

Learn more about patient-reported outcomes, clinical measures, and operational and financial data from the orthopedic program at AAMC.

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SURVIVOR SUMMIT

Dr. Paul King sits on the board of Survivor Summit. Survivor Summit leads Cancer Survivors and their supporters on life altering journeys, inspiring them and the community at large to challenge the mental and physical boundaries associated with cancer.

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Have a Surgery Scheduled with Dr. King?

If you have an upcoming surgery with Dr. King, please review our Patient Guides for hip or knee surgery. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please call our office directly at  410 674 1641.

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