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What happens after arthritis surgery?

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Dr. Hill Hastings
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Hill Hastings
Dr. Hill Hastings
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In brief: Depends

If it is a joint replacement then rehabilitation.

In brief: Depends

If it is a joint replacement then rehabilitation.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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