“Join us on this episode of IRG Sports Injury Update as we discuss the use of Biologics with sports injuries with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Grant Garcia.”
Advances in Hip Surgery Lead to Shorter Hospital Stays
Watch Dr. Phil Downer’s Hip Segment on King5’s Health Link
Dr. Downer discusses items to address before considering surgery, the Anterior Hip Approach and the best activities to help maintain the health of your joint.
“Total hip replacement has become one of the most common and successful procedures in the U.S.
Medical advances even have some patients leaving the hospital within hours of surgery.
“We have also worked on the variables that have contributed to the length of stay, reducing pain, and improving function,” explains orthopedic surgeon Dr. Phillip Downer.
When Dr. Downer works with a patient, he makes sure they are ready for surgery by losing weight, managing diabetes or blood pressure – whatever the case may be for each patient – so that after surgery, their body can optimally heal.” (Read Article)
Learn more about Dr. Downer and the Anterior Approach, please call 206-784-8833 for more information.
Dr. Phil Downer will be on King 5 this Tuesday, August 1st!
Abbreviated versions of the Hip story will air during the morning shows and the full story will air at the 5pm show.
When we have a version to share, we will pass it along for everyone to hear.
Seattle Met’s Top Doctors list is out and all of OSS’ Physicians & Physician Assistants were recognized. A huge Congratulations to all of our providers!
“Our 12th annual list of the best health care professionals in the Seattle area features 791 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 100 specialties.”