Am I too Heavy to Have a Hip or Knee Replacement?

Until recently, if you weighed over 180-200lbs you were not considered to be an acceptable candidate for joint replacement surgery. Patients were told “come back when you lose weight and then you can a have a ticket to enter my …

What You KNEE’D to Know about Joint Replacement

This past year, over 200,000 Americans had their arthritic knees replaced. Total knee replacement began in the 1970s, and has evolved as a safe and reliable surgical procedure to help patients with debilitating joint pain and deformity. When I tell …

Welcome to Joints by Stu!

Welcome to Joints by Stu, a blog focusing on joint replacements for the community in the Delaware Valley area. I am Dr. Stuart L. Gordon, a fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon and the Director of Hip and Knee Replacements at Cooper …