What Diagnoses are Treated with Total Joint Arthroplasty?
Total joint arthroplasty is usually recommended by doctors to patients suffering conditions that cause them to experience severe joint pain and disability. Injuries or conditions, like arthritis, that cause breaking of the cartilage at the ends of the bones usually causes severe joint pain. Doctors will initially recommend nonsurgical treatments like taking medications or undergoing physical therapy. However, if these options do not relieve pain, the doctor may recommend Total Joint Arthroplasty.
What Happens During the Total Joint Arthroplasty Treatment?
It usually takes hours for a doctors to finish a Total Joint Arthroplasty surgery. During the surgery, metallic, plastic or ceramic prosthetic parts are used to replace the damaged cartilage and bone that were removed from the joint.
Why Choose TVH for Total Joint Arthroplasty?
Treasure Valley Hospital (TVH) is Idaho’s #1 physician-owned hospital due to its high-quality patient care and low cost. Our focus is on caring for the patient as an individual rather than just a procedure. Treasure Valley Hospital is dedicated to giving our patients the best care and treating them like guests. One of the specialties of our surgical team is performing a successful Total Joint Arthroplasty.
This information is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. Contact treasure Valley Hospital in Boise for detailed information.