Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

When a knee is so severely damaged by disease or injury, a total knee replacement may be considered. During total knee replacement surgery, joint surfaces are replaced by prostheses. The most common age for knee replacement is between 50 and 80 years old. Who might be...
About Hip Replacement Surgery

About Hip Replacement Surgery

What is hip replacement surgery? Hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) is surgery to replace a worn out or damaged hip joint. The surgeon replaces the old joint with an artificial joint (prosthesis). This surgery may be a choice after a hip fracture or for severe...
About Shoulder Replacement

About Shoulder Replacement

What is a reverse total shoulder replacement? A reverse total shoulder replacement is a special type of shoulder surgery. The orthopedic surgeon removes the damaged parts of the shoulder and replace them with artificial parts. The shoulder joint is made up of the...