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 on the Health Wellness Colorado site