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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Replacement: Arthroplasty is defined as a joint replacement or resurfacing. For hips, knees and shoulders, it could involve partial replacement or complete replace ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint resurfacing : This is a surgical procedure intended to reduce pain and hopefully restore increased or improved range of motion by realigning or reconstructing a jo ... Read More
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint modification: An arthroplasty is usually a replacement of a joint with metal and plastic. The most common arthroplasties are hip and knee replacements. In the thum ... Read More

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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery...: Depending upon the level of involvement; this is a surgical procedure aimed at correcting degenerative spinal disease/disc problems.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A disc replacement: Certain individuals with lumbar or cervical disc disease can qualify for a disc replacement. Somewhat similar to hip and knee replacements done today. ... Read More
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Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Lee answered
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disk replacement: Disk replacement is a surgery to replace the native disk in the neck or back. It is a newer technique that, though fda approved for safety, has shown ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Pro-: Joint replacement or arthroplasty, when performed correctly with the proper indications, is a true success story in that it can return patients to man ... Read More
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Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Options: At the age of 44, you need to seek out an opinion about your arthritis from an orthopaedist who is fully versed in the full array of treatment options ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroplasty: Corrective or reconstructive surgery of the joint.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This procedure is painfull.
A female asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Complications: Most common are wound problems, infection, clot formtion, hematoma, stiffness, loosening of components, patellar pain or maltracking, misalignment an ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Investigational surg: Facet replacement (arthroplasty) is one type of procedure that is performed after a spinal stenosis surgery and involves replacing the entire facet jo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Yee
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: An orthopedic surgeon.
A male asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Short term pain: Obviously you need the surgery to improve your quality of life, and help. Be prepared for several day of moderate to severe pain that may be treated w ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes you can: If arthroplasty was successful and healed well, with proper shoes you can jog

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