Orthopaedic (Joint & Replacement Surgery)
Orthopaedic & Joint replacement is defined as the process by which an arthritic or damaged joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis. It can be a life-changing procedure enabling patients who are battling chronic pain and/or disability in their joints to live fuller, more active lives.
Orthopedics doctors specialize in all types of joint replacement, including:-
Common Hip Procedures
• Total Hip Replacement (Arthroplasty)
• Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
• Hip Resurfacing
Common Knee Procedures
• Total Knee Replacement (Arthroplasty)
• Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
• Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (Partial Knee Replacement)
Common Upper Body Procedures
• Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
• Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
• Total Elbow Replacement
• Wrist Joint Replacement
When should you See an Orthopaedic Doctor?
If you are experiencing any type of pain in your ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, or back, you should consider seeing an orthopaedic surgeon. Symptoms may include any of the following:• Difficulty using that particular body part to perform daily functions (e.g., walking up the stairs or carrying grocery bags) • Pain in muscles, tendons, or joints that persists for more than a few days. • Joint pain that becomes more intense during periods of rest. • Swelling or bruising around the joint or the location of an injury. • Limited range of motion, such as an inability to straighten the back. • Joint deformity. • Signs of infection including heat, inflammation, fever, and/or redness. • Any unusual symptoms in the pain region.