Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, and shoulder. The surgery is usually done by a doctor called an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Sometimes, the surgeon will not remove the whole joint, but will only replace or fix the damaged parts. The doctor may suggest a joint replacement to improve how you live. Replacing a joint can relieve pain and help you move and feel better.
The joint replacement surgery is most successful surgery in the history of Orthopedics. There are two main reasons to have a joint replacement
Risk factors can include Medical Risks, Intra-Operative, Immediate, Long Term & Medium Term out of which the most common are as follows :
Joint replacement may be the right choice if you’re in a lot of pain and other treatments haven’t helped enough. But you want to be sure the joint is the true source of pain. If you actually have nerve or muscle pain, a joint replacement won’t help. Your Orthopaedic Surgeon can tell the difference by doing a careful physical exam and by asking you questions about your pain. Consider a joint replacement “if pain is interfering with how you want to live your life.”
Ruby Hall Clinic, Wanowarie is at the forefront in offering the latest in orthopedic treatment & surgical techniques. Our primary objective is “early mobilization & minimal discomfort”. This state-of-the-art specialized health care facility is designed to provide the highest levels of professional expertise and patient care in the field of orthopedics. The department is supported by a high tech imaging services such as X-ray, CT and MRI. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation services are available to restore the health and functional abilities of people postoperatively.