One of the keys to Growing Bolder is maintaining our quality of life in order to be able to engage in the activities we love as we age. The good news is that technology, skilled surgeons and great medical care are all providing many options to make that a reality.
Obinna Adigweme, M.D., is an expert in reconstructive orthopedics, specializing in minimally invasive, robotic-assisted hip and knee surgeries, including total joint replacement and partial replacements. He is also an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Adigweme talks to Growing Bolder about what’s normal as our joints age and which aches, pains and conditions require seeking medical intervention. Find out how joint replacement parts have changed over the past decade and what you need to know about joint replacement vs. preservation.