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Joint Replacement Program

Knee Replacement: Frequently Asked Questions

Learn the difference between partial and full knee replacements, what to expect in recovery time, and more. TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT What is arthritis and why does my knee hurt?The knee joint has a layer of smooth cartilage on the lower end of the femur (thighbone), the upper end of the tibia (shinbone) and the undersurface Read More

Total Hip Replacement: Frequently Asked Questions

Hip replacement surgery is one of the most important surgical advances of this century and has a very high success rate. Here are answers to questions you may have. What is arthritis and why does my hip hurt?In the hip joint there is a layer of smooth cartilage on the ball of the upper end of Read More

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Joint Replacement Program

Your orthopedic surgeon leads our team of specialty nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists to work toward your goal of pain relief and improving function. Our experts provide knee and hip replacements, including anterior hip replacement surgery, which often results in a quicker recovery. We offer a unique approach to joint replacement by focusing on Read More