Joint Replacement

Overview

Determining whether to undergo joint replacement surgery is a big decision but one that can result in a significantly improved lifestyle. Our joint replacement surgeons have extensive experience and specialized training in hip joint replacement, knee joint replacement, and shoulder joint replacement. However, they always consider surgery as a last option to relieve your pain after more conservative treatment methods have been explored.

Joint replacement surgery entails replacing a severely diseased joint—most commonly the hip, knee, and shoulder—with an artificial implant. This procedure is necessary when significant cartilage loss occurs in your joint, causing bone-on-bone friction, debilitation, and overbearing pain. Cartilage loss is often the result of osteoarthritis, wear and tear on your joints that develops over your lifetime.Recent advancements in joint replacement surgery have allowed surgeons to provide better outcomes and quicker recovery times for patients. Examples of these advancements include: more durable implants, less invasive surgical techniques (anterior hip replacement and Birmingham hip resurfacing), and enhanced implant designs.

Recent advancements in joint replacement surgery have allowed surgeons to provide better outcomes and quicker recovery times for patients. Examples of these advancements include: more durable implants, less invasive surgical techniques (anterior hip replacement and Birmingham hip resurfacing), and enhanced implant designs.

Webster Joint Replacement Specialists

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  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Pediatrics