Orthopedic Care Center | Joint Replacement Surgery

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Joint Replacement Surgery

Arthritis and other diseases, injuries, or other causes can damage joints. A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, and shoulder. Arthritis, or simply years of use, may cause the joint to wear away. This can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling.

The doctor may suggest a joint replacement to improve how you live. Replacing a joint can relieve pain and help you move and feel better. Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. Sometimes, the surgeon will not remove the whole joint, but will only replace or fix the damaged parts. Each joint replacement surgery is different. How long it takes depends on how badly the joint is damaged and how the surgery is done.

With knee or hip surgery, you will probably need to stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery. As one of the region’s largest and most experienced joint replacement centers, Trinity Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center offers a dedicated wing exclusive to patients recovering from joint replacement surgery. Here, our staff of doctors, nurses, hospitalists, and therapists is available to assist patients in their recovery.

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Louba Bouzou PA-C

Louba Bouzou, PA-C, a certified physician assistant, is part of Trinity Health's team of provide --More--

Desiree Desjardins FNP-C

Desiree Desjardins has been a member of Orthopedic Associates since June 2010. She is board certifie --More--

Ravindra Joshi MD

Ravindra Joshi, MD is an orthopedic surgeon who has served the needs of patients in northwestern Nor --More--

Alexandre Kindy MD

Board certified in Orthopedic Medicine, Dr. Alexandre Kindy has been a member of Orthopedic Associat --More--

Paul MacLeod MD, FAAOS

Dr. Paul MacLeod is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery with 25 years of experience caring for peo --More--

Dawn Mattern MD

Dr. Mattern is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. She sees active patients and --More--

Amber Rice DNP-C

Amber Rice joined Orthopedic Associates in 2015 and is a board certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult --More--

EDexter Scott MD

Dr. Scott is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery with over 30 years of experience caring for peopl --More--

David Uthus MD

Dr. Uthus is board certified with over 30 years of orthopedic surgery experience. He received his me --More--

Donna Verhasselt PA-C

Donna Verhasselt is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who has been with Trinity Health since 20 --More--