Carolinas HealthCare System
Orthopedics
Orthopedics

Total Joint Replacement - Hip and Knee

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Carolinas HealthCare System offers a full range of care for joint replacement. Our  fellowship-trained and board-certified physicians are committed to adult hip and knee care. Orthopedic surgeons who specialize in total joint care at Carolinas HealthCare System use advanced techniques to alleviate problems caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fractures, congenital conformity and other diseases that can restrict an active adult lifestyle. Our goal for total joint patients is to get them back to doing what they love.

When injury to the hip or knee occurs, the functionality of these joints is disrupted, impacting the intricate workings of bones, muscles, ligaments, cartilage and other structures. Fortunately, the physicians of Carolinas HealthCare System are highly-trained in the numerous surgical techniques and non-surgical treatment plans designed to restore function and range of motion in the hip and knee.

Take this quiz to find out if you may need to see a joint specialist.

Commonly treated hip and knee conditions:

  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Traumatic Arthritis

Knee Replacement Surgery Diagram

During knee replacement surgery,
a prosthesis is designed to replace or
improve part of the knee. The metal
prosthetic device replaces
cartilage and bone that has been
damaged from disease or aging.
During hip replacement surgery, your surgeon replaces all or part of the hip with an artificial joint. The surgeon may replace the hip socket, the upper end of the thighbone, or both.
Take this quiz to find out if you may be a candidate for knee replacement surgery.

Orthopedic treatment of hip and knee conditions is provided at the following Carolinas HealthCare System facilities:

To learn more about orthopedic physicians specializing in hip and knee conditions, visit our physician directory.

Learn more about the Hip and Knee Center at CMC-Mercy.

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