Our goal in joint replacement is to restore the quality of life of patients by relieving pain and restoring function through joint replacement and other non-surgical treatment options. Our surgeons utilize the latest procedures and newest advances in orthopedic care, including:
Complex Total Joint Revisions
Approximately ten percent of implants will fail and require a second procedure, called revision, to remove the old implants and replace them with new components. More information.
Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
Minimally invasive total knee replacement involves the use of a smaller incision than the one used in traditional knee replacement. In the traditional method, the incision averages 8 to 10 inches in length. In minimally invasive knee surgery, the incision is only 4 to 6 inches long. Because there is less damage to the tissue around the knee, patients who undergo this procedure may expect a shorter hospital stay, a shorter recovery, and a better-looking scar. More information.
Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (partial knee replacement)
Patients with osteoarthritis that is limited to just one part of the knee may be candidates for unicompartmental knee replacement (also called a "partial" knee replacement). Your knee is divided into three major compartments: The medial compartment (the inside part of the knee), the lateral compartment (the outside part), and the patellofemoral compartment (the front of the knee between the kneecap and thighbone). In a unicompartmental knee replacement, only the damaged compartment is replaced with metal and plastic. The healthy cartilage and bone in the rest of the knee is left alone. More information.