Aim of Joint Replacement

We would like you to have the best results and we want you to be successful. Your participation in this process is vital in achieving these goals, whilst remembering that the main aims of joint replacement surgery are to:

  • Give back quality of life
  • Relieve pain
  • Provide a stable joint
  • Improve function
  • Correct deformity

Typical Joint Replacement Process

Outlined below is an overview of the typical process you may follow in having a joint replacement:

  • Making the decision to have surgery
  • Reading (or watching) any educational material provided by your surgeon and hospital staff
  • Filling out relevant forms as required
  • Attending a scheduled pre-admission clinic at the hospital
  • Preparing for surgery
  • Having surgery
  • Starting recovery in hospital
  • Leaving hospital (discharge)
  • Ongoing recovery and care at home

Practice Locations

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