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Haleem Chaudhary, M.D.

Know When You Need Surgery: Conditions Treated by Knee Replacements

Most people will experience some degree of knee pain or a knee injury in their lifetime, and often those injuries are minor and may heal on their own. However, many people experience consistent knee pain for years, often because of an untreated injury, arthritis or other degenerative diseases. For many ...


Conditions Treated by Total and Partial Hip Replacements

The hip is one of the largest joints in the body and one of its most important. The rounded head of the femur (thighbone) acts as the “ball” and the acetabulum, which is part of the pelvis bone, acts as the “socket”. Because the size and shape of these bones fit well together, the hip joint is ...


The Benefits of Partial Knee Replacements

Approximately 1 in every 5 adults experiences knee pain, with many experiencing a level of severity that makes even ordinary tasks extremely difficult. The prevalence of knee pain is primarily due to its wide range of possible causes. Ligament strains and sprains, fractures, and gout are just a few of ...


Knee Surgery: Choosing Between Total or Partial Knee Replacement

The knee joint is designed to absorb the shock that results from running, jumping, bending, and hundreds of other movements. But aside from simply allowing us to play a round of golf, tennis, or many of the other activities that we enjoy, the health of our knee is invaluable to everyday living. In fact, ...


Anterior Joint Replacement: An Alternative Treatment for Hip Pain

If your hip has been irreversibly damaged by arthritis, the excruciating pain associated with movement can interfere with daily living. In fact, depending on the severity of your condition, it may impair your ability to walk, stand up, climb stairs, or complete other necessary activities. A total hip ...


Arthritis Pain Frequently Asked Questions

What is arthritis? Generally speaking, arthritis simply means “joint inflammation.”  Cartilage, a lubricating tissue, helps provide smooth, comfortable movement of the joints.  Cartilage does this by covering the bones and preventing bone-on-bone friction.  There are over 100 conditions causing ...


Why does a hip replacement require a revision?

Surgery is not a pleasant prospect for most patients.  For active adults with arthritis, it can mean the difference between restricted function and pain free movement.  Sometimes a revision is required a few months or a few decades after a hip replacement.  Below are some of the most common reasons ...