When Jill walked into University Orthopedics' East Bay Surgery Center her hip pain was so bad, she had to use crutches. When she walked out just hours later, that pain was gone. Go along with her as she undergoes same-day hip replacement surgery.
Eric Cohen, MD is one of our surgeons who routinely performs same-day total joint replacement at University Orthopedics' East Bay Surgery Center. Now, he's sharing the successes UOI patients have experienced with other surgeons.
About one in four adults experience joint pain due to arthritis. Dr. Eric Cohen from University Orthopedics and his patient, Denise, share details on her surgery that may help you or someone you know suffering from knee and hip pain.
It has been estimated that by 2026, more than half of all total joint replacement procedures will involve patients going home the same day. That said, same-day surgery requires a high degree of patient readiness.