Joint replacement is one of the most effective treatment options for chronic and debilitating joint pain that has not improved with more conservative approaches, such as therapy and medicine. Thanks to the many advances in orthopedic care over the last two decades, most joint replacements are minimally invasive routine procedures designed to remove damaged joint parts or the entire joint itself and replace the joint, or part, with prosthetics that enable people to greatly reduce or eliminate pain, recover mobility and return to their daily activities.
According to research, more than a million Americans opt to have joints replaced each year, and the majority of these replacements are for hips and knees. A few common symptoms associated with joint issues include:
At Ventura Orthopedics, our dedicated joint replacement team has the knowledge and experience to evaluate, diagnose and treat a number of conditions that impact joints, including, but not limited to:
When joints become painful or impede your ability to move or participate in daily activities, it’s time to talk to a specialist about your options. Ventura Orthopedics’ experienced and dedicated team of joint replacement specialists are here for you. Our doctors, surgeons and therapists have an enviable record of successfully treating the full spectrum of joint issues, from conservative approaches like therapy and medicine, to the replacement of joint parts or the whole joint. If you are concerned about issues that you are experiencing with your joints, talk to the experts at Ventura Orthopedics today. We care about your health and want to help you and your joints get back into the swing of things.
For information regarding the Medicare Joint Replacement Program for hip and knee replacement patients with Medicare, please visit the Medicare Joint Replacement Program page.