In America, joint replacement surgeries are rather common procedures that one can elect to have. Today, patients are electing to get surgical procedures at much younger ages. According to a recent study, the average age of knee replacement surgeries is now 65 years . This study was highlighted at a recent meeting with surgeons from around the world. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, Director of Orthopaedics at Bronxcare Health System performs surgeries on patients and often works with other orthopedic surgeons who specialize in joint replacement.
Dr.Ira Kirschenbaum studied at Brown University and earned a medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Kirschenbaum resceived highly specialized training for joint replacement surgeries. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum often goes on the lecture circuit expounding on the benefits of joint replacement surgery. He is a prolific writer as well, producing well-researched articles about information technology, as well as process re-engineering in the medical field.
According to Dr.Ira Kirschenbaum, the decrease in average age for joint replacement surgery is an indicator of a rapid increase in health problems.
Obesity has been found to be an instrumental factor in lowering the age of joint replacement surgery.
When Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is considering a patient as a candidate for knee replacement surgery or hip replacement surgery, he must evaluate whether or not the procedure will bring a significant improvement to the patient’s quality of life. Sometimes, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum may recommend other measures to help his patients such as exercise, a change in diet, and reducing stress on hips and joints.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum will continue to be a major voice for making positive changes to maintain the quality of a patient’s life for years to come.
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