About Joint Replacement

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Post-traumatic Arthritis, Avascular Necrosis, Paget’s Disease

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis - Membranes or tissues lining the joint become inflamed
  • Post-traumatic Arthritis - Irregularities lead to more wear on the joint
  • Avascular Necrosis - Bone may collapse and damage the cartilage
  • Paget’s Disease - The density and the shape of the bone change

Did you know?

Rheumatoid arthritis, the most crippling form of arthritis, affects approximately 2.1 million Americans and two to three times more women than men. Further, the average onset for rheumatoid arthritis is between the ages of 20 and 45 years old.

Source: CDC

Joint Degeneration

Pain from arthritis and joint degeneration can:

  • Be constant
  • Come and go
  • Occur with movement
  • Occur after a period of motionlessness
  • Be located in one spot
  • Be located in many parts of the body
  • Be worse during certain times of the day
  • Be worse after certain activities
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