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what happens after arthritis surgery?

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Dr. Hill Hastings
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually pain relief: Most arthritis surgery involves correcting bad joint surfaces by replacement or fusion. Once the arthritic surfaces are gone, and the synovium (lining of the joint) cleaned out, the pain disappears.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If it is a joint replacement then rehabilitation.
Answered on Dec 10, 2012

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