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How Is Life After A Totel Knee Replacement

Posted by iowacityasc on Jan 21, 2021 3:10:43 PM

A total knee replacement surgery can be transformative. The activities you used to dread–climbing the stairs or getting out of bed–likely become routine once again. Life after a knee replacement can be challenging, especially in the months following your outpatient surgery. But patients generally enjoy significant improvements to their quality of life and pain levels that last for years or decades.

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Is Knee Replacement Surgery Worth It?

Posted by iowacityasc on Jan 21, 2021 2:13:18 PM

Discomfort and pain in the knee can significantly impair your mobility and impact your quality of life. Routine activities such as climbing stairs, taking a shower, or even sitting on the couch can become excruciating ordeals. Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a procedure designed to mitigate chronic and severe knee pain.

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Take The Stress Out Of Surgery

Posted by iowacityasc on Nov 30, 2020 2:27:04 PM

If you need a partial knee replacement, total joint replacement, or other outpatient surgery, the thought of going through the procedure can cause some jitters. Fear of surgery is known as tomophobia. It’s normal to feel some stress before surgery, often because you don’t know what will happen. Follow these five tips to ease your uncertainty.

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Help Others With Your Patient Review

Posted by iowacityasc on Nov 30, 2020 11:10:38 AM

If you’ve been a patient at Iowa City ASC, thank you for choosing us as your ambulatory surgery center care provider. We want to give our patients exceptional service and hope we achieved that during your stay.

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Outpatient Total Hip Replacement Available at Iowa City ASC

Posted by iowacityasc on Nov 02, 2020 2:18:51 PM

Iowa City, IA – Total joint and hip replacement technologies have improved tremendously over the last decade allowing for these surgeries to move from inpatient care to outpatient care.  This year, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved hip arthroplasty (replacement) in outpatient settings like Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center.

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Blood Drive 9/3/20 At Noon!

Posted by iowacityasc on Aug 31, 2020 2:20:35 PM

Save the Date to Save Lives this Summer!

Join us on 9/3/20 at noon to help save lives by donating blood!  All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to use toward your choice of several great restaurants and retailers.

Full event details can be found on our Facebook Blood Drive event page.  Share it with your friends!

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Benefits Of Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

Posted by iowacityasc on May 29, 2020 2:28:03 PM

Having a total knee replacement (also referred to as arthroplasty) is something that used to keep patients in the hospital for weeks. However, as medical technology progresses, so do the options that patients have when it comes to certain types of surgeries.

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Is Partial Knee Replacement Surgery For Me?

Posted by iowacityasc on May 21, 2020 3:26:53 PM

Partial knee replacement surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that your physician may recommend in cases of severe arthritis of the knee, or where the damage is localized to a particular part of the knee.

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Inspire Therapy: A New Treatment For Sleep Apnea

Posted by iowacityasc on May 12, 2020 5:05:22 PM

Sleep apnea is a problem that can be hugely disruptive to your quality of life, leading to chronic fatigue, difficulty concentrating, or depression.

The leading therapy for sleep apnea involves using a CPAP mask that keeps airways from closing during sleep. Maybe, though, you have been using a CPAP mask for a long time and it’s just not enough.

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Does My Child Have An Ear Infection?

Posted by iowacityasc on May 12, 2020 4:21:03 PM

In order to accurately answer this question, one must first understand what an ear infection is.

Ear infections affect both adults and kids, but children are highly susceptible to this medical problem because of their fledgling immune systems.

Experts estimate that five in every six children get at least one bout of ear infection by the time they are three years old. In many cases, when a parent brings a child to a doctor with the symptoms outlined below, the problem often turns out to be an ear infection.

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Topics: ENT

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