More Information About Hip and Knee Surgery

ACCREDITATION CANADA

Duval Clinic is extremely proud to be rated as providing the highest level of quality of care by Accreditation Canada. The clinic was accredited with honorable mention.

This accomplishment is thanks to the legacy created by the former team, led by Dr. Duval and Dr. Lavoie, as well as the level of excellence, commitment, and leadership shown by the new owners; Dr. Kiss, Dr. Lavigne, Dr. Massé, Dr. Vendittoli and Martin St-Amour.

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit Canadian organization that measures health care services against standards of excellence, to help improve the quality of care delivered to patients.

 

Accreditation Canada

Duval Clinic is extremely proud to be rated as providing the highest level of quality of care by Accreditation Canada. The clinic was accredited with honorable mention. This accomplishment is thanks to the legacy created by the former team, led by Dr. Duval and Dr....

LARGE DIAMETER HEADS TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT IS OUR OPTIMAL SOLUTION

Hip replacement surgery, also known as total hip arthroplasty (THA) requires an artificial device to be placed in the damaged hip socket. In the past, a small diameter femoral head, which is the ‘ball’ in the ‘socket’ of the hip joint, was used to replace damaged...

THE BENEFITS OF ERAS : (ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY)

While going home after a knee or hip replacement is a happy event, this transition can also be a source of concern or anxiety for patients and their caregivers. Using the ERAS protocol, the patient’s condition can be improved and a safe and rapid return home can be...

WHAT IS ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY (ERAS)?

By: Clinique Orthopédique Duval Dr. Vendittoli, who has been working as an orthopedic surgeon at Duval for more than 15 years, has led an interdisciplinary task force to improve all aspects of the arthroplasty procedure. This collaborative work has taken place over...

CLINIC UPDATE

We are proud to announce that on Monday February 1st, 2021, we successfully performed our first of two total knee replacements with a surgical robot. Duval Clinic has acquired Zimmer’s ROSA surgical robot to further optimize joint replacements surgeries which advances...

PERSONALIZED ARTHROPLASTY, OR JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Personalized Arthroplasty Joint degeneration is something that 1 in 8 Canadians will experience. The cartilage that protects and cushions the connections between our bones wears down over time. Unfortunately, this can cause discomfort and sometimes unmanageable pain....

JOINT HEALTH AND COVID-19 PREVENTION TIPS

A healthy lifestyle is important, regardless of the season, but as cold weather approaches, there are particular concerns to keep in mind, especially for those suffering from joint pain. This year, we have the added stress of protecting ourselves, and each other, from...

4 TOP TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY FROM A KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Recovering from surgery is the final and most important part of your treatment. It largely determines the overall success of the operation. For optimal results, the patient should be an active and enthusiastic participant in their own recovery process. Here are some...

5 tips for caregivers

Joint replacement surgery is a very common but demanding process. The recovery period is crucial to the overall success of the operation, and cannot be done properly without some assistance for the patient. If your loved one is undergoing a joint replacement, here are...

How long will a hip or knee replacement last?

The hips and knees are hardworking joints in the human body. As such, it is not uncommon to find many people with problems with these joints, such as chronic pain and/or repetitive use or traumatic injuries. Fortunately there are solutions that can reduce pain and...

Everything You Need To Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

Having surgery is a big decision, but one that can be life-changing for the better. A hip replacement surgery is a safe procedure that can help relieve pain, increase range of motion, and allow you to get back to enjoying everyday activities. Modern techniques allow...

Beat the heat: dealing with joint pain in the summer

  Canadian summers are amazing because we get more sun and more opportunities to be outside. The city truly comes alive! Unfortunately, with the heat comes humidity, which can worsen inflammation and create a constant feeling of discomfort. This is especially...

Shoulder Surgery at Duval Orthopaedic Clinic: What You Should Know

  Did you know that the shoulder joint has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body? It’s no wonder then that it’s also one of the most commonly injured areas in the body. At the Duval Orthopaedic Clinic, our team of dedicated professionals can treat...

Top 4 hardest sports on your hips and knees

  It’s no secret that being active and engaging in regular exercise is essential for our long-term health. However, certain sports can be tough on our hip and knee joints and, over time, lead to the increased deterioration of joint health and mobility. These...

Staying Active in the Winter with Hip and Knee Problems

  When the temperature drops it can be tempting to curl up on the couch with a good book and stay there for the season. The cold (and humidity in some regions) exacerbates joint pain, but exercise, sunshine, and fresh air are important for our health. Here are...

FIXING KNEE PAIN: WILL I NEED KNEE SURGERY?

The decision to undergo a surgery can be a tough one. For many, thinking about the strength required for the surgery and recovery period can feel daunting. However, knowing that surgery is an option to treat painful, malfunctioning joints should be a comfort....

PRE-HAB: PREPARING FOR A HIP REPLACEMENT

You’ve made the decision to have a hip replacement surgery and are looking forward to an increased quality of life with less pain and more mobility. Congratulations! If you want to receive the best care and the best outcome possible, it’s crucial for you to remain...

TOP 4 TIPS TO RECOVER SUCCESSFULLY FROM A TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT

By: Clinique Orthopédique Duval While the surgery is the trickiest part of the total hip replacement process, the recovery period is crucial to the success of the operation as a whole. Your habits and behaviors after the surgery cannot be understated, as they will set...

WHEN SHOULD YOU SEE AN ORTHOPAEDIC DOCTOR?

By: Clinique Orthopédique Duval Going to see a doctor is a love-hate relationship (we know!). Literally, some people love it and some people hate it. However, because problems with the bones and joints can be very serious you should definitely not overlook going to...

Contact the clinic
By Telephone: 514-500-7432
By Fax: 450-663-0776

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • The hospitalization unit is open 24 hours a day.

Address:  1487 des Laurentides Blvd, Laval (Quebec) H7M 2Y3