Candidates for Joint Replacement
Is Joint Replacement Surgery Right for You?Joint replacement can be a life changing operation for someone suffering from chronic joint pain. Each year, more than 700,000 people undergo total joint replacement surgery in the U.S.
Primary candidates for joint replacement are individuals with chronic joint pain that interferes with daily activities such as walking, exercise, leisure, recreation and work. The surgery aims to relieve pain, restore your independence, and return you to work and other daily activities.