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How Long Does a Knee Replacement Last?

Knee replacement surgery is a routine procedure offered to patients with severe knee pain due to osteoarthritis. A total knee replacement involves removing the entire knee joint and replacing it with a prosthetic implant, whereas a partial knee replacement entails replacing only the damaged sections of the knee joint and leaving the undamaged sections intact.

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Can You Predict Pain and Function Levels After Total Hip or Knee Replacement?

Total hip replacement – also called total hip arthroplasty – and total knee replacement (total knee arthroplasty) are surgical procedures routinely offered to treat severe osteoarthritis and joint damage. As orthopaedic surgeons, our aim is to provide patients experiencing debilitating symptoms with relief from pain and to restore function, mobility and quality of life. However,…