OrthoONE February 11, 2015

Dear Dr. Kinder; What is a total joint revision surgery, and how do I know if I need it?

A total joint revision is a redo of the first joint replacement. The most common causes for revision include infection, dislocation, or erosion of the plastic parts. If you have a previously well-functioning hip or knee replacement, and you start to have increased pain, popping, grinding, and loss of function, you should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Read more....