Studies show that orthopedic procedures have a lower risk and better outcomes when patients can achieve a lower weight prior to surgery.
80-95% of joint replacement patients are overweight or obese. Despite this well known fact, fewer than 1 in 9 patients lose >5% of their excess body weight prior to surgery (Pelligrini et al, 2017). This can lead to patients being denied joint replacement surgery for fear of complications, or poor post-op outcomes.
Let us take the pain out of losing weight! Whether you need to lose 10 pounds or 100 pounds before your procedure, Dr. Trace Curry and his team have programs that can work for you!
At JourneyLite Physicians, we offer many different programs to help patients lose weight. Surgical weight loss, although it has the most power and offers the highest long-term success rate, isn’t for everyone! Also some patients who have undergone surgery awhile ago might want to augment their results or get back on track. This is why…Read More
Dr. Trace Curry & Medtronic’s Signia Smart Stapler JourneyLite has adopted the use of Medtronic’s new Signia smart stapling system for our linear staple lines. This high-tech new stapler uses Adaptive Firing™ technology, which gives the surgeon real-time feedback, measuring tissue thickness and adjusting firing speed based on the tissue’s thickness and variability. This technology…Read More
We are very pleased to announce that construction has started on our Dayton location at 2621 Dryden Road in Morraine! Most folks who have been to our Elizabeth Place location know that it is just a time share, but this will not be the case in the new location. This will be a full-time office…Read More
Now through September 30th, 2019, you can save $1000 on self pay* weight loss procedures! *Revisions excluded except for band-to-sleeve, band-to-bypass, sleeve-to-bypass, and SIPS.. Click To Save $1000! Days left to save $1000 Day Hour Minute SecondRead More
The word’s first Smart Stapler Technology The Signia™ stapler is transforming surgical stapling because it: Delivers powered articulation, rotation, and firing with one hand Delivers consistent staple lines Provides precision and maneuverability with fully powered articulation, rotation, and clamping Displays real-time feedback on an easy-to-understand LED screen Frees the surgeon’s other hand to focus on…Read More
What’s your ideal body weight? If you’re curious about what your ideal body weight is, you can use the calculator below to determine not only that, but also your BMI and estimated body fat percentage. Subtract your ideal body weight from your current weight, and that is your excess body weight.Read More
Lose Weight Now And Be Ready For Spring! Everyone knows it’s easy to put on a few pounds over the winter. Well don’t wait until better weather to reverse the trend, do it now and be ready for Spring! Enroll in one of our supervised medical weight loss programs utilizing prescription appetite suppressants and get…Read More
MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS What is it? You may hear our team talking about our “medical weight loss” programs. Well, what exactly is “medical” weight loss? To boil it down, medical weight loss is not surgical weight loss. In otherwords the patient would be enrolling in a program that doesn’t involve a surgical procedure, or any…Read More
Let’s face it, not too many people go into the new year withOUT a resolution to lose weight and improve their health. If you want to give yourself a fighting chance to lose up to 30-50 pounds, you might want to think about the Obalon Swallowable Gastric Balloon. For a limited time just $6000!Read More