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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.

 

Is it true that my prosthesis can produce noise?

You and your surgeon have chosen a total hip prosthesis with ceramic surfaces as the best treatment option. Ceramic joint surfaces offer excellent wear resistance for young, active people. The durability of these implants may allow you to keep this prosthesis for the...

Tips for managing your insulin resistance / diabetes

The Duval Clinic team takes your health at heart and wants to optimize your recovery after your surgery. You have insulin resistance or confirmed diabetes. We therefore suggest that you follow these nutritional tips to improve your health and reduce the risk of...

Prediabetes Fact Sheet

You are receiving this information sheet because tests for your surgery have revealed that you have some insulin resistance or prediabetes. Prediabetes refers to blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to make a diagnosis of diabetes. Not...

Private health care: How to reduce the expense?

Did you know that you can reduce the net cost of your surgery? Tax credits for medical expenses, an insurance policy, and, in some provinces, reimbursement by the public plan are potential ways to do this. The Duval Clinic has prepared this document for your...

Sports activities after a knee replacement

Can I train after a knee joint replacement? The short answer is yes. Exercise is an essential component of a healthy and rewarding life. Still, with the onset of degenerative knee disease, such as osteoarthritis, many patients worry that they must compromise their...

Suzanne Michalk

Dr. Suzanne Michalk chose Duval Clinic for her knee replacement surgery. In her book ‘Mieux apprivoiser sa chirurgie’ She shares her considerations about choosing Duval, her reflections as a patient and as a fellow physician, her experience throughout her journey, and...

Hip Surgery and Exercise

Sports activities after a hip replacement Can I train after hip surgery? The short answer is yes. Exercise is an essential component of a healthy and rewarding life, but with the onset of degenerative hip disease, such as osteoarthritis, many patients worry that they...

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...

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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