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How to Prepare for a Private Knee Replacement

Preparing for a private knee replacement surgery involves several steps to ensure you are physically, mentally, and logistically ready for the procedure and recovery. If you made a decision to go the private route, you will need to travel, either by car or air to get to the private surgical facility of your choice. Here’s […]

Preparing for a private hip replacement surgery involves several steps to ensure you are physically, mentally, and logistically ready for the procedure and recovery. If you decide to go the private route, you will need to travel, either by car or air to get to the private surgical facility of your choice. Here’s a comprehensive […]

Preparing For a Private Hysterectomy

The decision to travel outside of your local area for a hysterectomy is a big one that involves careful consideration. Most of our clients have been waiting for a long time (over 6 months) in the public system just to see a GYN for a consultation. Taking matters in your own hands and choosing a […]

Private TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) Surgery

Private TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) Surgery BPH, otherwise known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition in men as they age.  It affects about 50% of men between the ages of 51-60 and by the age of 85, about 90% will have signs of it.  If your BPH is mild, you might […]

Private Cystoscopy

Private Cystoscopy A cystoscopy is a procedure used to see the inside of your bladder and urethra to treat and diagnose urinary tract issues.  Your doctor might order one if you are experiencing bladder control issues such as retention or incontinence, bladder stones, blood in the urine or pain during urination.  Unfortunately, there can sometimes […]

Private Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)

Private Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT) Transurethral resection of bladder tumor, otherwise known as TURBT, is a procedure done to treat and diagnose bladder cancer.  Urology has quite a long wait time in most provinces and this procedure can take months to schedule.  When you are dealing with the possibility of cancer, one does […]

Private Urodynamic Tests

Private Urodynamic Tests Private urodynamic testing is available in Canada on a limited basis.  Urodynamic tests help diagnosis issues with your bladder, urethra, and urinary sphincter, which is the muscle between your urethra and bladder.  The test tells the health care provider how well you store and release urine. What Can Urodynamic Tests Measure? Nerve […]

Private Hysterectomy in Canada vs USA

When it comes to private hysterectomy, there are a couple of choices for Canadian women. It can be done locally in Quebec, or there are options in the USA. While the first inclination for many would be to stay in Canada, there are certain things to keep in mind. Some of it will be your […]

Private Conformis Patient-Specific Knee Implant

All human bodies are unique in their ways. Our knee joint is not an exception. Even though human knees consist of the same parts, the size, shape, and curvature of each knee differs. In a regular knee replacement, there are just a few sizes available to fit your anatomy. However, these sizes may not fit […]

Private Jiffy Knee Replacement – Is It Available in Canada?

Jiffy Knee is a new technique for a total knee replacement. It preserves the body’s natural structures and avoids cutting the quadricep tendon. This approach allows for less pain, lower risk of complications, and quicker return to your daily activities. Traditional knee replacements usually involve a lengthy recovery period and months of physiotherapy before regaining […]