Joint replacement

What is Joint replacement?

Joint replacement is a procedure of orthopedic surgery in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. Joint replacement is considered as a treatment when there is severe joint pain or dysfunction is not alleviated by less-invasive therapies.

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My Brother suffering from avascular necrosis(stage 3).What you suggest at this time? Presently we are in hyderabad.Please help us.

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Your Brother needs Surgery.

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Hi, thanks for writing to XXXXXXX

I have gone through the attached MRI report.

The...

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My Mom has a sever pain in knee & Palm. Its more than 10yrs and still the pain is not reducing. Her age is 48.
We have tried all sort of treatment...

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Dear XXXXXXX
Thanks for posting your query.

One needs to treat both the areas differently, unless its a proved long standing arthritis like...

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Hello. This query relates to the health of my mother who is suffering from Rheumatoid Arthiritis(RH Factor from last test - 160; swelling in knees...

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Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for the query.

I can understand your concern for your mother's condition. I will do my best to explain the best possible...

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