Category Archives: Joint Replacement

Researchers Design New Model to Identify Promising Candidates for Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have designed a new model to help doctors and patients decide whether or not to proceed with total hip replacement surgery. The researchers have also surveyed patient wellbeing after surgery: patients with high education achieve greater outcome scores, while those with antidepressant prescriptions do not.

Graft Properties Affect Knee Ligament Surgery Outcome More Than Surgical Technique


In anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, graft stiffness and pre-strain play a more vital role than the choice of surgical technique, indicates a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The study developed a computational 3D model of the knee joint, which can be used in the prevention of osteoarthritis (OA), specifically OA resulting from trauma.

OA is a major burden to society. It is estimated that over 100 million people suffer from …

A New Approach to Hip Surgery

Larry Kufel had always been an active man, tall and rangy, who worked out regularly and picked up basketball games at the gym. But age was taking a toll on his joints, and it had become clear that he needed a hip replacement.

“It got to the point, if I did any exertion, even getting out of a chair, it felt like the muscle was tearing away from the bone,” he recalled.

Still, Mr. Kufel, 63, a financial controller in Roanoke, Va., worried that conventional hip replacement surgery would mean a long, painful recuperation. Instead, his doctor proposed an alternative …

Join Dr. Stickney In Presenting Advances in Joint Replacement

newsImageCropped2Please join  Dr.  Jeff StickneyDr. Craig McAllister, and Dr. Robin Fuchs as they talk in depth about the latest advances in Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgeries.  Topics to be discussed include:

  • Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery
  • MIS/Navigated Hip & Knee Replacements
  • Upcoming Study in Pain Management and Rapid Rehabilitation

Event Information:


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Time:  7:00 pm

Featured Speakers:  Dr. Craig McAllisterDr. Robin Fuchs, and Dr. Jeff Stickney



12911 120th Ave NE Suite H210

Kirkland, WA 98034

For questions regarding this event, please call 425-216-7017 or email at

Click here to register for the event –Please indicate how many people will be attending.


Read more about Advances in Hip Replacement Surgery with Minimally Invasive Techniques by Dr. Jeff Stickney

Read more about Advances In Joint Replacement by Dr. Craig McAllister. Dr. McAllister was also featured on local news discussing minimally invasive joint surgery. Watch video

Read more about Outpatient Knee Replacement by Dr. Robin Fuchs