Joint replacement is the removing of part or all of a damaged joint and installing hardware to allow the limb to move without pain or limitations. The replacement hardware is called a prosthesis. These are made of plastic, metal, ceramic, or a combination of these materials. Our specialists are trained in joint replacement.
Knee Arthroplasty is commonly performed to relieve pain and disability. It is recommended when the pain of meniscus tears, osteoarthritis, cartilage defects, and ligament tears becomes too debilitating.
If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture or other conditions, common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair may be painful and difficult. Resting and sitting may even feel uncomfortable.
If medications, changes in your everyday activities, and the use of walking aids such as a cane are not helpful, you may want to consider hip surgery.
Hip replacement surgery by experienced orthopedic surgeons is highly successful in relieving pain and restoring movement.
Shoulder surgery may be an option you may need to consider if you have a hard time rotating your shoulder in every direction, lack strength to carry out normal daily activities, or the shoulder feels like it could pop out of the socket at any moment.