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Dr Kevin Terefenko viewing a total knee replacement x-ray

Total Knee Replacement: A Guide for Patients in Achieving Best Outcome

Dr. Kevin Terefenko, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading   What Exactly is Total Knee Replacement? Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty or TKA, is the all-encompassing term for a procedure that corrects the diseased components of a knee. As we shared in a previous post Best Option

Best Option for Alleviating Knee Pain For Good? Total Knee Replacement Proven to Dramatically Improve Quality of Life

Dr. Kevin Terefenko, Orthopedic Surgeon Arthritis & Joint Replacement Center of Reading The Impact of Knee Pain For many suffering from severe knee pain, total knee replacement has become the answer to reversing the reduced quality of life so common with the condition. In fact, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, over 600,000

Medstatix Top Performer award given to Kevin M. Terefenko, M.D. for outstanding overall providing satisfaction rating

Dr. Kevin Terefenko awarded for consistently high patient satisfaction ratings

A big congratulations to Dr. Kevin Terefenko, AJRC’s knee and hip orthopedic surgeon, on his recent award for “Top Performer” from Medstatix, an independent, third party patient survey firm.  This significant award is given to medical providers receiving scores above 96% in “Overall Patient Satisfaction” relating to their care, medical treatment and overall experience.  Everyone at

The best questions to ask your knee replacement surgeon

When faced with the prospect of knee replacement or knee revision surgery, it is understandable to have many questions and concerns about the surgery and its outcome. “Perhaps the best question patients should ask any orthopedic surgeon they are considering is “How many knee replacement surgeries do you perform per year?”, according to Dr. Kevin Terefenko

AJRC celebrates its 7th anniversary this month!

  Dr. Kevin Terefenko, a Berks County native who founded the practice in 2007, shares his thoughts on why he began Arthritis & Joint Replacement Center of Reading: “I wanted to provide individualized orthopedic care at a level not common in many communities.  I was fortunate enough to train in some of the best surgical

Dr. Shaffer’s “Shoulder Arthritis & Joint Replacement Surgery” presentation

Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Shaffer’s presentation on “Shoulder Arthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery” this past Saturday at Keystone Villa.  A lot of information was shared and we hope you enjoyed learning about the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery to combat the affects of arthritis. Our thanks to Arthritis Foundation of Eastern

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Shoulder pain? Be sure to attend Dr. Shaffer’s presentation next Saturday the 18th

Board certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Shaffer will be a featured speaker on the topic of “Shoulder Arthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery” during the Health Summit for Arthritis on Saturday October 18th at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, 501 Hoch Road, Blandon, PA 19510, from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  Dr. Shaffer will be available to answer your shoulder

Bone Density’s Impact on Joint Health

Bone density is an often-overlooked but critical contributor to our overall joint health as we age.  Beginning around the age of 25, our bone density becomes altered by factors we can control – diet, exercise or lack thereof – and factors we cannot control – potential predisposition to the condition as well as the aging

The Fall edition of JOINT VENTURE is here!

The Fall 2014 edition of JOINT VENTURE, a newsletter from Arthritis & Joint Replacement Center of Reading and Joints in Motion, is here!  Read inspiring success stories of patients who have returned to doing the things they love after receiving orthopedic and physical therapy care, as well as information we hope you’ll enjoy.  Just click

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