When is joint replacement considered?
Joint replacement is a surgical procedure employed to replace the damaged joint with artificial implants and is usually performed when the joint is severely damaged by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis or avascular necrosis
How safe is joint replacement surgery?
Joint replacement is a relatively safe procedure. Our Doctors have performed a large number of joint replacements with positive results. However as with any surgery, joint replacement can be associated with a few complications. Some of the complications which can occur following a joint replacement surgery include infection, damage to nerves or blood vessels, loosening or instability of artificial components, wound irritation and wear of the artificial components.
What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?
When you come for your appointment remember to bring the following:
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by directly calling our practice during our working hours.
Will physical therapy be required after surgery?
Getting a full range of motion, strength, and flexibility back after surgery usually takes time. That is where pre-operative exercise, education, and post-operative physical therapy programs come in – to ensure you are physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.