Knee joint replacement is the final solution for the problems of knee pain, damaged knee or stiffness in the knee for long period of time. The person has to undergo knee replacement surgery at the last point. This overall process is termed as total Knee Arthroplasty.
Knee replacement surgery is nothing but replacing of the knee joint surfaces with the metal or plastic components for the smooth functioning of the patient. When the patient is facing problem while walking or jogging and is feeling weak. He/she is primarily suggested pain relief medicine by the doctor at the initial level.
The process of shoulder joint replacement is very critical. Under such treatment, the surgeon operates the patient for the damaged or injured shoulder bones and replaces the new joint surfaces which are made of plastic and metal components. This stage arises out of the patient’s actual condition either patient has injured his shoulder in any mishap or road accident or his shoulder has been malfunctioned over a period of time.
There are majorly two main conditions which lead to shoulder joint replacement either upper arms bone or the shoulder bones are damaged. During the surgery, broken shoulder joints may be fixed through a special kind of cement which is helpful in new bone growth too. This type of treatment is a bit complicated.
According to total hip replacement procedure, the damaged hip joint is replaced with the artificial one (prosthesis). This treatment is also known as Hip Arthroplasty. The patients undergo total hip replacement when they are unable to control their high intensity hip pain due to arthritis or have met with an accident and have damaged their hip at extreme level.
Total hip replacement has been proved as a boon for hip related problems. The surgeons suggest such surgery when the patient is not able to recover from hip pain and his physical conditions compel for hip replacement surgery. The artificial parts that are replaced with the damaged hip bone are made of plastic, metal or ceramic components and are called prosthesis. There are used for adjusting and replacement of ball at the upper side of thighbone and attaches hip socket within pelvic bone.