Knees that are extensively damaged by a sports injury make it difficult to stand and walk, much less perform an activity that requires greater mobility. To anyone, particularly those who play sports, this can feel like a life sentence. Since functional and pain-free knees are needed to move freely, orthopedic specialists may recommend a total […]
Joint Replacement Surgery
Why Would Someone Need Total Joint Replacement?
The idea of having surgery always sounds intimidating, especially when prosthetic materials are involved. However, orthopedic surgeons perform so many of these operations today that the results are becoming more and more consistent, and the patients are more and more pleased with the results. You can get your knee back. Or your shoulder, hip, wrist, […]
Advances in Joint Replacement Surgery
If you are experiencing quality-of-life issues due to severe arthritis and have been on an extensive course of conservative intervention but without success, a joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty) could be the life-changing solution you’re looking for. Below are the significant advances in joint replacement surgery that will encourage you to discuss the treatment option with […]
Tests Needed Before Joint Replacement Surgery
So your orthopedic surgeon has recommended joint replacement surgery for your condition – likely due to severe arthritis, osteoporosis, or injury. Not everyone is a suitable candidate for the procedure, so if you are, you can rest assured that it has had decades of improvements and now provides outstanding results. Today, joint replacement surgery can […]