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New Allergy Test Could Prevent A Problem Before Hip, Knee Surgeries

More than a million people in the United States receive hip and knee replacements each year, but there are some who are allergic to the metal used in the implant.

05/28/2013

Lindsey Vonn at Lake Louise on Dec. 1, 2012. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Vonn Ahead Of Schedule After Knee Surgery

Lindsey Vonn’s right knee is healing quicker than her feelings over a world championship race she says should have been called off.

02/22/2013

Lindsey Vonn after surgery in Vail on Feb. 10, 2013. (credit: Twitter)

Vail’s Vonn Declares Surgery On Knee A ‘Success’

The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn’s right knee was “optimistic for a full recovery” after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships.

02/11/2013

Lindsey Vonn at Lake Louise on Dec. 1, 2012. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Vonn Update-Now Comes The Rehab… And Olympics?

Lindsey Vonn had her knee repaired on Sunday in Vail. With the Olympics just 12 months away, what are her chances for a return to the slopes? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the typical rehab after knee surgery — before snapping the skis back on.

02/11/2013

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