Total Joint Replacement

Our fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons are specialty-trained in joint replacement and have dedicated their practices to this specialized field of study. With their commitments to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our award-winning surgeons are the most preferred joint replacement specialists in our region.

Why Joint Replacement

Severe joint pain is the most common reason patients undergo a joint replacement procedure.

Whether your pain is a result of an old injury, of a degenerative condition like arthritis or osteoarthritis, or of a fracture, joint replacement procedures may be the recommended treatment option.

Nearly any joint in the body can be replaced with a fully functioning artificial implant, but the most common joint replacements are of the hip, knee, or shoulder.

Is Joint Replacement Surgery Right For You?

You may be a candidate for a joint replacement surgery if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe joint pain
  • Pain in the joint that keeps you awake at night
  • Joint discomfort that prevents you from participating in recreational activities
  • Joint pain that limits your ability to conduct necessary and daily functions, such as climbing stairs or standing up
  • You have attempted more conservative treatment methods, such as exercise or therapy, without success
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Knee Replacement

A Total Knee Replacement restores function to a severely damaged knee. Most commonly, it is used to repair a knee that has been damaged by arthritis. During the procedure, the surgeon replaces the damaged portions of the knee with artificial parts. These parts consist of a metal femoral component, a metal tibial component and a plastic spacer. A small plastic patellar component may also be used.

Man in bed with hip pain

Hip Replacement

This surgery replaces diseased and damaged portions of the hip with implants designed to restore function to the hip joint. The surgeon uses an incision on the anterolateral part of the hip, instead of a more traditional incision on the side or back of the joint.

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