Joint revision surgeries may be necessary for younger individuals who demand a lot from their joints or for patients with older implants that may have worn down significantly over time through mechanics or by friction. If the implant used in your joint replacement loosens, wears, or becomes infected, the affected joint may become swollen and painful. When this occurs, a joint revision procedure may be recommended to remove the old implant and replace it with new components.
It may be time to consult with a joint revision surgeon if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
Joint revision surgery is a complex procedure that requires an experienced and skilled surgeon, extensive preparation, and the use of special implants and tools. Our joint revision surgeon at Middle Georgia Orthopaedics has undergone additional advanced training to perform joint revision replacement surgeries and will work with you to develop a treatment plan to address your individual needs.
At Middle Georgia Orthopaedics, we understand that pain in your joints can make simple, everyday tasks difficult. If you are suffering from severe joint pain from a previous joint replacement procedure, consult with a joint doctor at Middle Georgia Orthopaedics by calling (478) 953-4563 for an appointment. Middle Georgia Orthopaedics offers specialized orthopaedic care through our main office in Warner Robins and our satellite office in Perry.