The joint replacement surgery, or arthroplasty, is a procedure in which the damaged joint is removed and an artificial joint is put in place.
A joint is where two or more bones, such as the knee, hip or shoulder meet.
Usually an orthopedic surgeon who is performing the surgery. Sometimes the surgeon will not remove the whole joint, but only replace or repair damaged parts.
Your doctor may recommend joint to improve their quality of life replacement. Joint replacement surgery can relieve pain and help you move more easily and feel better. The hips and knees are the joints that are replaced more frequently.