Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Ankle Joint Replacement
Your joints have taken you far. Now, it’s time to go further. At MemorialCare Joint Replacement Centers, we offer a complete spectrum of care including hip, knee, shoulder and ankle replacement, to support your long-lasting results. From expert orthopedic specialists, to being ranked among the nation’s top 10 percent orthopedic hospitals, to providing Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery—a groundbreaking new technology that allows for ﬁner precision, better outcomes and a quicker recovery time—you’ll ﬁnd the joint care you need to move forward. We also encourage same-day movement, allowing most patients to go home less than two days after surgery so future adventures are as close as your next step. Here’s to feeling like yourself again.
Severe knee pain is an ailment that many Americans endure. One of the most effective ways to correct this is with total knee replacement surgery. The procedure is so effective that around 600,000 surgeries are performed each year.
Hip replacement surgery is an effective procedure to help those who suffer from the aches and pains of joint pain. The surgery successfully relieves pain, increases motion and enables people to get back to enjoying their everyday activities.
When nonsurgical methods are no longer effective, those suffering may want to consider shoulder replacement surgery. This treatment is a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain, improve mobility and help patients resume everyday activities.
Saddleback Medical Center patient, Donna Alford, shares her story about knee replacement.
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The knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the knee joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased knee problems occur, pain and difficulty walking can be the result.
Degenerative joint diseases (DJDs) are chronic conditions often resulting in pain and the loss of an active lifestyle and quality of life. There are different types of DJD that can affect the hip, see "Types" below:
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MemorialCare offers Mako® Partial Knee — an innovative treatment option designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis. By selectively targeting the part of the knee damaged by osteoarthritis, our surgeon can resurface your knee while sparing the healthy bone and ligaments surrounding it.
We understand that each patient is unique and can experience joint pain for different reasons. So, it’s important to talk to your doctor first about the reason for your knee pain, so you understand the best treatment options available to you.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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