JOINT REPLACEMENT

Joint Replacement

Joint replacement refers to the procedure of orthopedic surgery in which an arthritic or damaged joint surface is replaced with an artificial prosthetic.  

These procedures are very successful and result in complete pain relief if done appropriately and by highly experienced orthopedic surgeons. 

  • Total hip replacement 

Hip replacement surgery involves replacement of the hip ball and socket joint with artificial prosthetic. Many different implants and metals are available worldwide. 

FDA approved products have the longest durability due to rigorous testing they have to go through. 

BEFORE

AFTER

  • Total knee replacement 

Arthritis of the knee joint is the most common cause of severe debilitating pain. 

Ultimately it leads to knee replacement surgery. This procedure is the most common procedure done worldwide. It involves replacing some or all of the components of knee joint with synthetic implants to repair the damaged surfaces that are causing pain. 

BEFORE

AFTER

  • Total shoulder replacement 

Shoulder replacement is a very complex procedure that involves the shoulder joint with artificial implants. When the pain from severe arthritis limits patients motion and the pain becomes intolerable such a surgical procedure is indicated. 

There are many techniques that can be done. These include a partial replacement, a total replacement or a reverse shoulder replacement. 

BEFORE

AFTER

  • Reverse shoulder replacement 

BEFORE

AFTER

  • Total ankle replacement 

Ankle replacement surgery is done for severe arthritis of the ankle joint. When the pain is unbearable an alternative is to replace the joint to get rid of the arthritic pain. This procedure involves placing synthetic components on the surfaces of the  tibia and the talus. A plastic liner is placed between the metal parts to enable the hinge-like motion of the healthy ankle. 

BEFORE

AFTER

¬© 2018 by Suleiman Orthopedicsr. Created by AgileHCS.com

Phone: (586) 623-7361

Fax: (313) 565-4989

Email: info@suleimanorthopedics.com