It’s been four months since I had my second total knee replacement by Dr. Barrett.
I realize how very fortunate I am to have had such an exceptionally skilled, kind, and compassionate surgeon as he is. I am so overwhelmed that my legs are now perfectly straight and I can walk normally again without any pain. What more could I ask for.
I will be forever grateful to him. In addition, Dr. Barrett’s surgical team is also fantastic. My gratitude is extended to them also.
– Betty Thornton, Sea Isle City, NJ
Dr Barrett and his whole team did a wonderful job replacing my hip.
They are simply fantastic!
– Linda Pfaff, Winter Haven, FL
By: Thomas A. Barrett, M.D.
Shore Orthopaedic University Associates
Recognizing a knee problem can occur at anytime. Arthritic knee problems may be related to previous injury, demands placed on it over a lifetime, or a family predisposition.
When to seek help is usually prompted by either severe pain or just that nagging ache that won’t resolve. There are a number of ‘over-the-counter’ remedies that most of us try at some point. Taking time out for a doctor appointment is saved for when other options don’t seem to make much headway toward resolving the problem.
Arthritic pain can become more than an annoyance for some. Giving up activities or declining invitations because the knee won’t “make it” are common concerns. In the worst cases even a good night’s sleep can be difficult.
When To See A Doctor?
If you are suffering from…
- Prolonged joint pain
- Joint swelling
- Redness or warmth about the joint
- Loss of sleep due to pain
- Pain after a period of rest
- Diminishing motion or progressive limp
- Limitation of normal activities
- Inability to participate as desired due to pain
- Multiple episodes of pain during a month
Many conditions can cause or contribute to joint pain and many treatments exist.
SHORE ORTHOPAEDIC UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATES IS PROUD TO SPONSOR
THE FIRST DAY HERO PLUNGE
Thank you Dr. Barrett & Dr. Krome for participating in the 1/1/2017 Ribbon Cutting
OCEAN CITY, NJ FIRST DAY AT THE BEACH
JOHN R. ELLIOTT HERO CAMPAIGN
-Karen Mogavero, Cape May, NJ | Dec 16, 2016
-Physician: Thomas A. Barrett, MD
My family and I have been long time patients of Dr. Thomas Barrett one reason or another. My Mother who lives in Philadelphia broke her elbow while she was here visiting and Dr. Barrett operated on her. When she went home and followed up with an Orthopedic Surgeon, the practice was SO impressed with his work that they were asking my Mother who did it, what practice he was with and said he did a wonderful job because the elbow is very difficult to work on!
I would NEVER see anyone else!