Joint Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty) – Information & Risks

Joint problems particularly of the knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, ankles and fingers are very common, especially amongst the elderly. Such problems occur due to varied reasons including physical injury to a joint, diseases and infections (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital dislocation of hip joint, joint misalignment and joint stiffness, which is mostly caused by damage to joint cartilage, the protective substance found at the end of bones that offers protection against