Joint Replacement Surgery

Joints are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth and low-friction movement of the joint. If the cartilage becomes damaged by disease or injury, the tissues around the joint become inflamed, causing pain. With time, the cartilage wears away, allowing the rough edges of bone to rub against each other, causing more pain.

When only a part of the joint is damaged, the surgeon would be able to repair or replace just the damaged part. When the entire joint is damaged, a total joint replacement is done. To replace a total hip or knee joint, a surgeon removes the diseased or damaged parts and inserts artificial parts, called prostheses or implants.

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Mr. Vishal Sahni

Consultant Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgeon

MB BS, MS Orthopaedics, FRCS Surgery Glasgow, M Ch Orthopaedics Liverpool FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics, MFSEM Sports Injuries

Shoulder Disorders

Rotator Cuff Tear, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Joint Replacement, Shoulder Instability.

Elbow Disorders

Tennis Elbow, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Elbow Arthroscopy, Biceps Tendon Repair.

Trauma & Orthopaedics

A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.

Hand & Wrist Disorders

Normal Hand Anatomy, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren's Contracture, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery.

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