Boca Raton Regional Hospital Hosts Dr. Manish Gupta and Panel to Discuss Anterior Hip Replacement and New VERILAST Technology for Hip Implants

Legendary Football Coach Howard Schnellenberger to present his experience with the Minimally Invasive Procedure

March 6, 2012 Boca Raton, FL—On Wednesday, March 14th at 6:00PM at the Dawson Theater at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, legendary Coach Howard Schnellenberger in collaboration with Smith & Nephew and Dr. Manish Gupta of Sports Orthopedic Center, will host a lecture on the latest advancements in anterior hip replacement surgery.

Schnellenberger who underwent the surgery on the heels of his retirement as head coach of the Florida Atlantic Owl’s Football team, had little time to spare for recovery. Fortunately, he researched his options and sought out Dr. Manish Gupta of Sports Orthopedic Center. Dr. Gupta, a Florida native, has extensive experience performing direct anterior hip replacement.  In three short days, Schnellenberger was back in his office and coaching the Owl’s.

The procedure avoids the muscle being detached from the pelvis or the femur during surgery. Direct anterior hip replacement allows patients to immediately bend their hip freely and bear full weight when comfortable, resulting in a more rapid return to normal function.

“Medical technology and advancements are consistently changing, increasing range of normal function while decreasing down time. Coach Schnellenberger is a prime example of a successful procedure, our purpose of this lecture is to educate and enlighten the community on the latest advancements,” said Dr. Gupta.

Smith & Nephew works with surgeons to improve techniques and instrumentation to reduce the invasiveness and surgical time of joint replacements, resulting in improved healing and better outcomes.  The lecture will discuss the benefits of the anterior approach to hip replacement as well as the VERILAST Technology, a combination that offers both short and long-term advantages to patients.

For more information about Dr. Gupta, please call (561) 479-9979.

To RSVP or more information about the lecture, please call (561) 955-3276.

About Sports Orthopedic Center:

Dr. Manish K Gupta is a founding member of Sports Orthopedic Center.  The practice combines the highest quality orthopedic and sports medicine services with a passionate commitment to patient care. Their expertise, compassion, and personal attention will see you through diagnosis and treatment as well as the healing process, for the healthiest and most thorough recovery possible. Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply enjoying an active lifestyle, care at Sports Orthopedic Center is the same.  Surgical and non-surgical treatments are tailored to meet individual patient needs using the most advanced technology alongside time-tested techniques. The staff will work together with you to improve your quality of life and achieve the best outcome. The mission statement at Sports Orthopedic Center:  “We understand that a little bit of caring and a little bit of compassion makes a big difference.” Contact The Sports Orthopedic Center for expert medical care with a personal touch. For more information about Sports Orthopedic Center, please visit www.sportsorthocenter.com or call 561-826-2000.

About The Orthopedic Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital:

The Orthopedic Institute offers the most sophisticated and innovative joint repair, spine care and sports medicine in healthcare today. It provides state-of-the-art total knee replacement, and minimally invasive techniques, like anterior hip replacement, which gives patients a faster recovery, less pain and enhanced mobility.  The Institute specializes in joint resurfacing, an alternative to joint replacement. An advanced preoperative navigation system gives orthopedic surgeons added precision in the operating room and the Institute’s pain management protocols and team approach to care are considered best practices in the field.  Boca Regional also serves as official sports medicine provider for Florida Atlantic University athletics. 

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Sports Orthopedic Center (SOC) combines the highest quality orthopedic and sports medicine services with a passionate commitment to patient care. Our expertise, compassion, and personal attention will see you through diagnosis and treatment as well as the healing process, for the healthiest and most thorough recovery possible. Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply enjoying an active lifestyle, our care is the same. We tailor surgical and non-surgical treatments to meet your individual needs, and using advanced technology with time-tested techniques we strive to provide you with the best results. The staff of Sports Orthopedic Center will work together with you to improve your quality of life. We understand that a little bit of caring and a little bit of compassion makes a big difference. Call us today for expert medical care with a personal touch.

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“Medical technology and advancements are consistently changing, increasing range of normal function while decreasing down time. Coach Schnellenberger is a prime example of a successful procedure, our purpose of this lecture is to educate and enlighten the community on the latest advancements”
Dr. Manish Gupta