The medical information provided on this site by Jeffrey H. DeClaire M.D, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Rochester Hills, MI, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only. The information sent through email should not be relied upon as a medical consultation. This website is not intended to replace a physician’s independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. We will do our best to provide you with information to help you make your own health care decisions. The external links provided on this site serve as a service and convenience to our patients and other visitors to our website. These external sites are created and maintained by other public and private organizations. We do not control or guarantee this outside information’s accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness. To find out more, please contact our office.