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Total Knee, Shoulder, & Hip Replacement

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure that may be performed on the knee, shoulder or hip. This involves replacing parts of a damaged or arthritic joint with prosthetic devices made of metal, plastic or ceramic. These procedures are minimally invasive, which means they involve smaller incisions than traditional surgical techniques, resulting in faster recovery and less pain.

  • general anesthesia is typically used
  • surgeon makes an incision near the joint to be replaced
  • surgeon removes the damaged or diseased portions of the joint and bones
  • surgeon attaches prosthetic components to create an artificial joint

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