About Joint Replacement

Your Treatment Options

Hip and Knee Pain

Topics

  • Understanding the Causes of Joint Pain
  • Treatment Options
  • What Joint Replacement Surgery Involves
  • Realistic Expectations After Joint Replacement

 

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                               The Hip Joint                                                                               The Knee Joint

 

Did you know?

  • More than 300,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the US.1
  • More than 300,000 hip replacements are performed in the United States each year.2

References:
1. National Development Conference, National Institutes of Health, December 2003
2. “Arthroplasty and Total Joint Replacement Procedures: 1991 to 2000.” AAOS

Quick Fact

The human hand, including the wrist contains 54 bones.