What is Joint Replacement Surgery?

When a joint is damaged or degenerated beyond repair joint replacement surgery is considered.  The surgery is perform by an orthopedic surgeon.  The surgeon will replace your damaged joint with an artificial replacement.  Hips and knees are the most commonly replaced joints.

Physiotherapy for Joint Replacement Surgery

Physiotherapy after a joint replacement will focus on strengthening the muscles that support the new joint.  The goal is to speed healing and help you return to your activities of daily living as soon as possible.