Surgery is the last line of treatment when all other modalities failed. jointreplacement surgery ensures correcting a deformity and restoring mobility. Joint replacement surgery is performed to treat advanced arthritis.
The most common causes of arthritis are Osteo Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Some of these factors include In Joint replacement surgery the damaged cartilage and any associated loss of bone structure is a resurfaced and removing the damaged joint, and preserving the muscles and ligaments for support and function. The replaced joint is made of titanium, cobalt chrome, stainless steel, ceramic material,OXINIUM and polyethylene (plastic). It can be affixed to the bone with bone cement or it can be press-fit, which allows bone to grow into the implant. Once the joint replacement is in place, its motion and function are restored through physical therapy. The most common joint replacement surgeries are hip & knee.